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I Love the Lake District

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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

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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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    Childhood memories of going walking

    and camping, my dad would take me and my brother and my mum would have a few days peace! We would meet up with friends, walk on the fells all day, camp out, and generally have a great time. Then when I was older, staying with the same friends in a massive farmhouse near Keswick...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Lake Didtrict

    Has anyone ever made love in the open air in the Lake District?
    bill3738 bill3738 13-15 1 Response 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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    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 22-25 Jan 14

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    Head for Miami Lakes, which is popular at worldwide as the best destination for sport fishing. You will be amazed at what you see and will surely come back for next time. And after...
    IBCHotels IBCHotels 31-35, M Dec 3

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    The day is there....throw things in the camper / motor home and your on the way.....Driving through the cities, civilizations seems to thin out as you draw closer to your spot...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My wife retired early for health reasons. She wants to buy a house on the coast where her parents lived. She likes the sound of the water. I looked at the driving distance from the...
    roastedacorn roastedacorn 51-55, M 7 Responses Nov 29

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    I have a house next to a lake and at night I like to sneak out thru the balcony and walk around the lake that relaxes me a lot
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Drown - bring me to the horizon What doesn't kill you makes you wish you were dead. Got a hole in my soul, growing deeper and deeper. And I can't take one more moment of this...
    DepressedFool DepressedFool 16-17, F Dec 6

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    What doesn't kill you makes you wish you were dead. Got a hole in my soul, growing deeper and deeper. And I can't take one more moment of this silence. The loneliness is haunting...
    AskingAllTimeHorizon1 AskingAllTimeHorizon1 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Actually, I've nearly drowned in Lake Michigan. But I also swim there. Haha. Safe to say I don't go far anymore.
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    It was windy. Cold. I was alone. At Starbucks, Times Sq. Waited for a friend. A guy, in mid 30-s, stood beside me. He looked at me and smiled. "A tourist?", he asked. I nod...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Midnight Oasis Pt. 1 The sun began to set on a routine, and rather uneventful Tuesday evening, as I walked through the small park towards the dreary apartment building that...
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus on O Connell Street in Limerick City. She noticed the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to another seat. This...
    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 11 Responses Nov 28

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    Besides the Star Wars movies, I am a major Hunger Games fan. I saw Mockingjay part 1 the Saturday after Thanksgiving and it was amazing--the emotions that Katniss is feeling and...
    Rubyred441 Rubyred441 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I went skinny dipping with a friend of mine :) we drove to a lake about 20 mins from her house. When we arrived there it was 11pm so we both thought there wouldn't be anyone or...
    Beautiful112233 Beautiful112233 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 6

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    four years ago this past summer, I went to the local lake to play in the mud. I found my favorite mud bog and stepped in bare foot. No sooner than I stepped in, my feet and my...
    shoer shoer 46-50, M Nov 25

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    I love sunsets and lakes :)
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    But I love sailing on lakes BETTER. It is also much better for the boat in terms of wear and tear and maintenance.
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Dec 4

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    Extract from Oriah Mountain Dreamer's The InvitationHere is the entire poem this was taken from. The Invitation by OriahIt doesn’t interest mewhat you do for a living.I...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Your presence makes the sun shine brighter & the stars twinkle more beautifully in the night sky. The first time we kissed was on a clear cold night by the lake, under the stars...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Repent! Will you be ready for Christ's return? I've heard sinners say many times that you can get to heaven by ways other than asking Christian to forgive you your sins. That is...
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Photography is my hobby. Let me know if you want to see examples of my work. I actually bought a Canon camera for a great deal recently, takes awesome pictures. Most of my work is...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Ok. Today we went cycling as part of our PE lesson. It was great. The weather was really good. We went along the coastal path and had a picnic lunch by a lake. I never had such a...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Nov 20

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    Someway, baby, it's part of me, apart from me" You're laying waste to Halloween You ****** it friend, it's on it's head, it struck the street You're in Milwaukee, off your feet...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Nov 22

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    Little things I remember when I was young mean the most to me. Like the drive to the lake along the long winding dirt road. I looked forward to that drive even more than being at...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M Nov 22

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    St. Peter A priest and a politician both died and went to heaven at the same time. They get to the pearly gates where St. Peter greets them. He motions to the priest, and they...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 24

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    A man was in a hurry to meet his friend down at the nearby lake. On the way down there, he was stopped by a man fully dressed in red. The man pulled over, and the red man asked...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I enjoy walking at night particularly by a lake, pond, or river. seeing the moon light dance on the water's surface. little flecks of light shimmering in the dark night. it is...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Well I grew up in North Wales and North Wales is my home so walking has always been one of the top activities for me. With some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole of...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Orange Sunset #1I was procrastinating my daily walk all day, until just before sunset.  Was tempted to call it a day and skip the walk, but then decided to brave the cold and...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Fog over the lake and mountains...
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 10 Responses Nov 30

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    Reflection. The clouds on the lake look like a painting.
    EmiTru EmiTru 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Escape the craziness of the world.....escape the stress.....Escape from everything.....to the wonderful nature, and all it has to offer.Sitting around a cozy camp fire by the lake...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    When the Cardinals convention was hit by a bomb 50 of them went to Heaven in one stroke. They all started to shuffle through the pearly gates when St.Peter said, "Hang on you lot...
    dangler1 dangler1 70+, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Lake, sky, fog, shore..........
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Just got home from the best semi random drive. Live in central MI, been pretty stressed lately (ok, like close to nervous breakdown stressed) so I gassed up and just went. Started...
    thesubtwin thesubtwin 26-30, T 1 Response Dec 6

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    I like going to the spa for a relax day :o) I can spend the whole day naked, with other people enjoying the sauna's and in the summer the warm sun on my body. The feeling of...
    hotelroom38 hotelroom38 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I like going to the spa for a relax day :o) I can spend the whole day naked, with other people enjoying the sauna's and in the summer the warm sun on my body. The feeling of...
    hotelroom38 hotelroom38 41-45, M Dec 11

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    I was listening to Ice Cube ' s today was a good day and the lyrics "The Lakers beat the supersonics" came on and i got sad, because there are no Sonics anymore
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Nirvana- Lake of Fire -Live Off MTV Unplugged
    rebel9933 rebel9933 41-45, M a week ago

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    YEEESSS, LAKERS BEAT SPURS IN OVERTIME.
    darkrai24 darkrai24 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have played baseball, basketball, and football. baseball is my fav. My goal is to play pro ball. Go Yankees, go Lakers, and go Patriots!
    Dts16 Dts16 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    On the w