Monthly Archives: November 2013

Beggar’s Bridge

At the eastern edge of the village of Glaisdale (in Eskdale) is the single span of Beggar’s Bridge, built by Thomas Ferris in 1619. He was a poor man who hoped to wed the daughter of a wealthy local squire. … Continue reading

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Remembrance

Armistice Day – we forgot to stand still for two minutes at 11 oclock (the house had been invaded by queen wasps from under the floor – I was stung). My dad was wounded on the Somme and I try … Continue reading

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