The Soup Shop in Penrith not only has the best soup in the North, but a reason why…and here is one of them…
Drama! Drama! Extra ! Extra!
CSI are looking so carefully at the B I G tyres in the playground. What teeny tiny clues lie embedded in the black rubber?
Crosby Ravensworth needed new gate posts and that fine detail on each stone can only be crafted by extremely small tools. La’al Scottish Sculptor Extraordinaire has been working hard on this project.
La’al school teacher has been to another three schools this week. Has he been to yours?
La’al exhibition in the Soup Shop, Devonshire Arcade, Penrith until middle of March.
Spending time with grandparents means getting out into the weather and trying out the best snowy pastimes. La’al folk don’t need as much snow as the Big People though.
The la’al Georgian schoolteacher who has some famous names amongst his pupils. He now travels around the county, visiting schools in a search for the next Wordsworth or Beatrix Potter.
Alex jakob-Whitworth, Beatrix Potter, Cumbria, Eden, Gavin Pollock, Georgian, little people, Milburn, Milburn Primary School, miniature people, Slinkachu, Wordsworth
Some la’al folk put a lot of work into their Valentine gifts and it is after all the thought that counts.
All along the Cumbrian/Scottish border the La’al Reivers raid each others’ farms and crops. The pickings are slim in this weather, as the bee herds are still hibernating, but come summer they’ll be stealing bees to spirit away. In the background there’s an old fortified barn, from when the Big Folk had to protect themselves from Reivers too. Villagers would retreat behind its three foot thick walls and shoot arrows through the balistraria (arrow slits) against the thieving invaders.
The La’al Inuit of Cross Fell coped with the recent snow better than most of the big folk up and down the country. Their highly trained sled pups make short work of snow drifts and blizzards.