Monthly Archives: Mar 2011

#19 – Bleaklow and the Wain Stones

“I’ve been over Snowdon, I’ve slept up on Crowdon; I’ve camped by the Wain Stones as well. I’ve sun bathed on Kinder, been burned to a cinder, And many more tales I can tell.” Manchester Rambler – Ewan McColl McColl’s … Continue reading

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#18 – A dry day on The Long Pub Crawl

The Ullswater Lakeside Path last week had been a good walk out, and even the drizzle and mist hadn’t put a damper on the day.  That didn’t mean that we were in a hurry to have a repeat performance though, … Continue reading

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#17 – The Ullswater Lakeside Path – a walk for all seasons.

After last weeks walk in the sunshine, the winter weather returned.  I wouldn’t have minded a full-blown snow storm or similar, but on the hills it was ‘dreich’ – for those who have never come across this Old-Scots word, … Continue reading

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#16 – “….I don’t know much about art….”

I’m sure many of you have had this dilemma – you fancy doing something but your partner wants something different.  On one occasion with Chris in North Wales, I wanted to do the Nantlle Ridge but she fancied an exhibition … Continue reading

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