In August last year, I wrote a post entitled The Lake District and I.
One of the photographs from that camping trip has always stuck in my mind — the view over Peel Island (of Swallows and Amazons fame) on Coniston Water.
Over a year on, I’ve finally made the time to work on the print of this photograph, one that encapsulates so many of my experiences and feelings about the Lake District.
Largely, as you can see from the sky, I guess those feelings tend to revolve around an imminent drenching.
Indeed, at the time, I mentioned beauty in dankness.
For those who don’t know — if you’re vaguely dry in the Lake District, it’s about to rain. If you’re soaked to the skin, it’s raining already…