The bobby's helmet rested on the corner post of a lonely bench in back of Beatrix Potter's home in England's Lake District. The bobby (slang for English police officer) was no where to be found. The rainy day did nothing to discourage visitors to the site; there was a steady stream of hardy souls wandering … Continue reading Bobby’s Helmet
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Taxi? ... Bus? ... Car? ... Rik Shaw? ... Anyone? There won't be anything by here for quite a while. This is Beatrix Potter's house outside the very tiny village of Near Sawrey in England's Lake District. Its sister city, Far Sawrey, is even smaller. Not much in the way of public transportation up here. … Continue reading Taxi?
I was frightened when I saw this sign. I needed to use a ferry to reach Beatrix Potter's home in England's Lake District, and I knew I didn't have the correct change, so what were my options? I couldn't turn around, I was boxed in on a narrow one-way road with cars stacked up behind … Continue reading UK Sign