Monthly Archives: June 2015

#178 – Spine Race – the Movie

I don’t get to many film premieres; in fact, if I’m honest, I don’t get to any!   That is until a couple of weeks ago, when I attended my very first film premiere. I left the black tie and dinner … Continue reading

Posted in 4. Northern England | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

#177 – Y3P – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

In July 1887, two teachers from Giggleswick School near Settle decided to have a stroll over Ingleborough (724 metres/2375ft). When they got there, Whernside (728 metres/2388ft) must have looked inviting in the distance, so they carried on. At Whernside they … Continue reading

Posted in 3. Yorkshire Dales | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

#176 – The Roaches Edge in Staffordshire

Staffordshire is not exactly an area known for its mountains, but it is the home of a fine set of gritstone crags known as The Roaches. Rock-climbing had been popular at The Roaches since the earliest days of the sport … Continue reading

Posted in 4. Northern England | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments