The specific has usually been identified with an Old Swedish personal name 'Vinandr', genitive singular 'Vinandar'"...although "the personal noun is of very restricted distribution even in Sweden." Another possibility is that it refers to a "Continental Germanic personal noun, 'Wīnand'...Norman attended Townsville Grammar School in Townsville, Queensland (enrolled 1964) then moved onto Aspley State High School on the north side of Brisbane.At the age of 20, Norman served as assistant professional under Billy Mc William OAM at Beverley Park Golf Club in Sydney, New South Wales.The name Windermere or Windermer was used of the parish that had clearly taken its name from the water.The poet Norman Nicholson comments on the use of the phrase 'Lake Windermere': "a certain excuse for the tautology can be made in the case of Windermere, since we need to differentiate between the lake and the town, though it would be better to speak of 'Windermere Lake' and Windermere Town', but no one can excuse such ridiculous clumsiness as 'Lake Derwentwater' and 'Lake Ullswater." The extensive parish included most of Undermilnbeck (that is, excepting Winster and the part of Crook chapelry that lay west of the Gilpin, which were part of Kirkby Kendal parish), Applethwaite, Troutbeck and Ambleside-below-Stock, that is, the part of Ambleside that lay south of Stock Beck. Windermere is long and narrow, like many other ribbon lakes.
It’s time to leave the hustle-and-bustle behind and immerse yourself in a small-town get-away to the mountains. Enjoy a hand-dipped ice cream cone while strolling brick sidewalks lined with iron lamp posts. Pack your bags and rediscover small-town Americana for yourself. Downtown Waynesville is alive with activity throughout the year, from signature festivals to small town parades.His mother was the daughter of a Finnish carpenter, and his father an electrical engineer.As a youth, he played rugby and cricket and was a keen surfer.It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the start of the current interglacial period.It has been one of the country's most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway's branch line in 1847.