A good day today. Packing went well and we were away early - for us anyway. The journey went well and we dropped Thomas's bike off at work as arranged and we arrived on site at 3.00 pm giving us nice time to set up before it started getting dark. We have our favourite pitch on the site looking over the fields to Stavely and the Kentmere fells. The forecast for the weekend was good and the sky was crystal clear with a superb array of stars. Mars was clear and glowed red in the south while at 6.00 am Venus, The morning star hung low in the eastern sky. It was so bright that at first I thought it was a helicopter with its landing light switched on.