Author Archives: lakedistrictviews

About lakedistrictviews

Trying to earn a honest living in the beautiful English Lake District

Europe Referendum Madness

In Out Shake It All About So Dave has spoken. Assuming we elect him next time around, and assuming he gets what he wants from his negotiations with Europe, and assuming the price of fish is about right at the … Continue reading

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School Funding Proposals

How John Terry Can Help Save Our School…. Right, so you’ve got your view of the Lake District, now to business. Having overcome the nonsense over Teaching Assistants last year, the latest wheeze from the DfE is to standardise School Funding … Continue reading

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Lake District Dog Walking is Good for You

Walking a dog in the Lake District can save your life! So it’s official. According to a new report from the Copenhagen City Heart Study, walking every day at a brisk pace for half an hour halves the risk of … Continue reading

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Ullswater and Helvellyn Views

Some Real Lake District Views My first time back for a while and to kick off I thought I’d add some photos from my new Ullswater Cottages website. I’ll get back to the ranting and raving another day but for the … Continue reading

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Liam Fox Should Go

Why is Liam Fox still our Defence Secretary? Having blogged a few months ago in defence of David Laws I find myself (inconsistenly perhaps) utterly outraged that Liam Fox is still in post and not sitting at home regretting his actions. … Continue reading

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Abolish the 50p Tax Rate

So the government is considering scrapping the 50p top rate of tax. We need to promote growth in the economy. It’s the people who pay the most tax who are the entrepreneurs and high achievers who will achieve this growth. So why … Continue reading

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Jamies Dream School

Jamie Olivers Dream School I feel like I’m on an education rant roll at the moment so please forgive me. Having watched the opening epsisode of Jamie Olivers latest well intentioned promotion vehicle on C4 last night I felt compelled to vent … Continue reading

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