Thursday, 21 June 2012

SUNSHINE IN PENRITH: CARNIVAL IN CARLISLE

Today's drizzle and gloom contrasts strongly with yesterday's brightness. In Penrith, all was peace and sunshine as we sat in the wonderful Wordsworth Bookshop beside the church.


We had to leave Penrith long before the torch was due to arrive; when we got to Carlisle we found crowds and capers, and a bookshop with most of its window taken over by The Boy.
Fantastic display in a super independent bookshop- Bookends



An air of excitement built up until the torch came through with its many vehicles and razzmataz, but the human joy still shone through.




Julia with Gwenda Matthews, owner of Bookends in Carlisle



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