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Innominate Tarn, below Haystacks,
Cumbria, UK. March 2002.
Hereabouts lie the last earthly remains of A. Wainwright, the Author of the ultimate and definitive guide books on the Cumbrian fells. To the right I've quoted from his 'Fellwanderer' book.
day will come when there is nothing left but memories. And afterwards, a
last long resting place by the side of Innominate Tarn, on
Haystacks, where the water gently laps the gravelly shore and the heather
blooms and Pillar and Gable keep unfailing watch. A quiet place, a lonely
place. I shall go to it, for the last time, and be carried: someone who
knew me in life will take me and empty me out of a little box and
leave me alone.