Monthly Archives: August 2015

#182 – Coniston Old Man and Swirl How

I’ve been writing routes for Walking World for several years now, and one of my earliest contributions was Coniston Old Man and Swirl How, returning by the Coppermines Valley.    Not only is it one of my earliest routes for … Continue reading

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#181 – Norway trip

“To Noroway, Far Noroway, to Noroway o’er the foam ….”                                 (The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens) I hadn’t been to Norway since 1978. In the 1970’s I was a member of 45 Commando Royal Marines, which was at that time … Continue reading

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