The diary entries are written by Eddie Kay, gardener and beekeeper here at Howtown.
Eddie has lived in the area for over 30 years, arriving for a short break and never leaving.
He is passionate about gardening, wildlife and the lake district in general - particularly Howtown, Martindale and Fusedale.
Eddie has worked at howtown for over 25 years, he is also a lecturer at Newton Rigg College in Penrith as well as bee keeping around the area.
His take on life in Howtown is sometimes humerous, often factual and always entertaining.
Each diary entry is written to coincide with a new photo gallery so you can read and then view the scenes about which he is writing.