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Phil Houghton
Cumbrian Poet, Writer & Fell Walker with my owner, Hamish (the Border Terrier) Family, Landscapes, Wordscapes. As ft. LifeofaMountain Blencathra. FRGS
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Phil Houghton Jan 22
Low cloud, fog & mist across North today; in closer focus Cladonia sp. “Pixie Cup” Lichen providing lasting interest amongst the drystone....
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Phil Houghton Jan 22
Postcard from the North: a day of contrasts & drama across the Cumbrian , North today - here rises from a many layered Land & Cloudscape...
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Phil Houghton Jan 22
Replying to @BBCSpringwatch
...a bit like this today - North
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Phil Houghton Jan 22
Linear Landscapes: ...whorl within a wall, North - Banded Snail, drystone wall habitat...
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Phil Houghton Jan 19
Frosts overnight, snow on the tops of the high Fells , and a lone Daisy flowering at valley level today, c.-3deg, North
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Phil Houghton Jan 19
It was ! ...a real “sea to the west” moment, but looking from the Northern Fells :)
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Phil Houghton Jan 19
Close of day North earlier
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Andy Airey Jan 18
74 - Wintry High Street Another run in memory of Sophie, our daughter, who took her own life in December 2018 Please help me raise funds for and help them save young lives:
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Phil Houghton Jan 18
Linear landscapes: hedge inventory, earlier - Wren/BlueTit/GreatTit/Blackbird/Redwing/Rook/Goldfinch/Chaffinch/Bullfinch/TreeSparrow/Greenfinch...
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Phil Houghton Jan 18
Enjoy!
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Phil Houghton Jan 18
Montane wonders from last weekend, Northern Fells, Cumbrian Mountains - Cladonia portentosa (?) - c.125mm
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Phil Houghton Jan 18
....Moon skein....North
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Phil Houghton Jan 18
Early walking: Cold bright start North & signs of Spring, yet c.8 weeks from a Chiffchaff! - Dog’s Mercury / emergent Celandine / Dog Rose
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Phil Houghton Jan 15
Replying to @poetrycandle
This is great news ! good to be on board in 2019 👍
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
Pristine Juniper habitat, today; Summer, Peregrine-circled haunt of Pipits, Chats & Cuckoo - Cumbrian
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
few Dale level offerings, other than from sheltered verges or lee of drystone walls, North today - Daisy & Petty Spurge
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
Replying to @solwaywalker
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
Postcard from the North: into the teeth of a sharp wind; Grainsgill Beck, Coomb Height, River Caldew rising in Cumbrian Mountains and Map Lichen, setting its own geological cartographies, today...
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
Fettling, fixing, creating, adventure & expedition, curated with pin-point flair & “Pitonic” perfection :)
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Phil Houghton Jan 12
Still, thankfully gracing the hedgerows!
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