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Snow on Scafell – October 1923

It was extremely mild, not to say muggy, over the week-end. Then, on Wednesday, the wind blue keenly from the East and somebody said “there’s snow on the fells.” It had been raining heavily all day and, when I looked … Continue reading

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Talk with an Old Gentleman – May 1901

One fine May morning that I happened to be at the sea coast, I met an old gentleman, white-haired, bronze of countenance, clear-eyed, with that radiant look of enjoyment that comes to content and virtuous old age. After we had … Continue reading

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