A wet October weekend in Coniston has reignited my fascination with slate ...

 

And a visit to the Kirkstone slate quarry showroom at Skelwith Bridge found me mesmerised by the green, blue, grey shades of slate, the grains and patterns, the tactile temptations of both natural and highly polished slate, and most of all by the images I saw within  -  landscapes and seascapes that held me utterly spellbound ...

 

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