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I Love the Lake District

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    Discovering the Lake District has made

    everything in my life better. I didn't really understand what people meant by a 'happy place' until I was there, all the trees, the mountains - the birds - the cleanness of the air. When I'm in the Lake District I feel everything more keenly. Even music sounds better. I get...
    garnet612 garnet612 26-30 Jan 14, 2014

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    I live in the western Lake District some of the

    lesser known smaller towns and villages are great :)
    imgettingthinner imgettingthinner 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    Lake Didtrict

    Has anyone ever made love in the open air in the Lake District?
    bill3738 bill3738 13-15 Oct 6, 2010

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    Only live around 40 mins drive away

    and so we're there often. Windermere is pretty (and the tame Swans and geese on the lake are a sight to see!) and although there's more to do and see, it is busier and more commercialised. I prefer Keswick in the north as it's quainter. I believe that the south Lakes are more...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 20

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    Open Spaces

    I've been to the Lakes a few times, it's the closest to wilderness there is in England, everywhere is becoming more and more manicured and tidied up, Great Gable is a personal favourite, walking the Lake District makes me feel alive, whether it be wet, cold, sunny or warm, a...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Silence

    I love the solitude, the quietness and the visual wonderment.
    hammy1815 hammy1815 46-50 Jun 3, 2008

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    The crew worked steadily and the foreman was fantastic about answering my thoughts. Recently anyone in my community had their roof completed, and it was scary because I could hear...
    James2655xhl6 James2655xhl6 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The season of daffodils is over but still... William Wordsworth "Daffodils" I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    We acquired water in ours too. I was using the shop vac from 9 pm to 10pm to soak it up then it lastly stopped.Log in to remark iReport welcomes a lively dialogue, so remarks...
    Joshua8482nix5 Joshua8482nix5 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My water was primarily because the sump discharges appropriate beside your home. I prolonged the hose so it shouldn't be an issue all over again.I unquestionably hope not to...
    Joshua8482nix5 Joshua8482nix5 31-35, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The place was your car parked? Hail storms have a tendency to strike a little concentrated spot. If It is really by your home, you'll want to soon see a number of out of city...
    Joshua8482nix5 Joshua8482nix5 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    My h2o was generally as the sump discharges ideal next to the home. I extended the hose so it shouldn't be a dilemma once again.We received hail in Schaumburg the last storm...
    Joshua8482nix5 Joshua8482nix5 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I do like to go play golf but not very good at the game .Like two weeks ago i was playing with some friends and i tried 4 time to hit that ball over the lake and very time it...
    MARRIEDBUTBI MARRIEDBUTBI 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    There is a spot near my hometown that is on a lake. Hop over the fence of the playground, there is a beautiful willow tree growing parallel with the water. The shore is thick moss...
    Mandy578 Mandy578 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not even gay (this one, I admit, does makes me question that though, I have it mapped out IN MY MIND but I would like to see it in reality) I'd like to see the gayest fantasy...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I love going camping trip to lake osoyoos bc east of Vancouver Canada it's beautiful over there especially the drive
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    one of my favorite movie scenes is from The Lakehouse. Sandra Bullock, and Keanu Reeves...She discovered it was him that died in her arms, then made a beeline to their mailbox...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Maybe someone thinks I'm crazy but I've always had cravings for places with water. Everytime I go for a trip I always demand going near a lake or river. I just can't resist the...
    DaNiZn DaNiZn 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I told her I was having a lake house party and she is excited for it I'm like how are you more excited for this party than I'm and I'm throwing it.
    vertffy vertffy 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Did a trip to Banff and lake Louis and the journey through to jasper ! What a stunning experience 360 degrees Beauty and would recommend if nature and natural Beauty are high on...
    monkeytune50 monkeytune50 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    My small house is in the woods on a small river. My own little piece of paradise. I love it.
    belliston belliston 41-45, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is my favorite place is the lake near my house, I always go here when I'm upset and it always helps
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Just took in a beautiful Lake Ontario sunset. What a gorgeous one it was. Lake Ontario never seems to disappoint. Took this with my phone a short time ago.
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 9 Responses Jun 24

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    its a great day when people wear wreaths made of flowers and party all day in the rain, and if that wasn't enough they jump into lakes, ponds and even peoples wells( if they don't...
    WhisperinAngel WhisperinAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    African King The beautiful secretary of a bank president was asked to squire around the king of a wealthy African kingdom, one of the bank's most important clients. After a day...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    Chatting with Black Single Girl : curiousGyal ( 19W / Plano, TX ) First Ideal Date: I'd love to go on a date down by a lake, with some tunes going enjoying nature. Maybe go see...
    hannahhan22 hannahhan22 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Yesterday I was driving back to town from making a work related document delivery, and since the task was successful I decided to treat myself. I turned off the highway down an...
    numitor numitor 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I will do this tomorrow morning. watching the pink and golds push away the deep velvet purple of the night sky. rainbows dancing on the water as little dew drops glisten in the...
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F Jun 21

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    I first learned of Carl Sagan because of Neil. Damn LA school district. That man is a part of history. I think he deserved a mention or two. I would have been so excited as a child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    Best of summer #578: it's not quite a beach but the next best thing...I love drinking a cola laying on a towel digging my toes in the sand while listening to some tunes ...I love...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jun 20

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    Took my son to the lake for a walk today - one of our favorite things to do.
    valpogirl71 valpogirl71 41-45, F Jun 19

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    It feels like I'm climbing to a mountain against the wind. Hot on the day time and cold at night. Hungry for someone to rely on and thirsty for unconditional love. Where I'm going...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F Jun 19

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    I love doing everything in the sun. Everything from working in the yard, tanning, floating around the pool or being on the boat out on the lake. Enjoy it so much and of course...
    pj83 pj83 41-45, M Jun 19

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    IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Sometimes, I like to go for short hikes in the mountains. To hike for a few hours into the back country to an isolated lake can give one time to just enjoy the sights and sounds...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M Jun 17

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    Saturday October 15th 2005 I was asleep in my bed at my pearents house in the lakes district (Cumbria UK) when I saw my beloved dog she was so close to me I could smell her perfume...
    Kwanming888 Kwanming888 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Norwegian Love Story Max & Arlene lived by lake in Nordern Minnesota. It vas early vinter and da lake had froze over. Max asked Arlene if she vould valk across da frozen lake to da...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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    I am OLD and don't remember this much RAIN in TEXAS -- especially this time of the year ---- DARK CLOUDS -- Cool Breeze in JUNE --- and multi inches of Accumulated rain --- Great...
    musiclive8 musiclive8 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    Out on the dunes near Lake Michigan. Took a box of lava rocks with me to use in the fire we made, they kept the heat coming for a while. As the fire died down she straddled me, and...
    sttos sttos 56-60, M Jun 15

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    Out on the dunes near Lake Michigan. Took a box of lava rocks with me to use in the fire we made, they kept the heat coming for a while. As the fire died down she straddled me, and...
    sttos sttos 56-60, M Jun 15

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    I got up to the lake and realized I'd forgotten my fishing license but then I found out it was free fishing day so it all worked out.
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F Jun 14

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    Hey I'm planning on a visit to California, going to stay in Anaheim for 20 days I live in Kuwait which is located in the desert and the temperature reaches 55 degrees believe it or...
    slipknotisamazing slipknotisamazing 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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