Category Archives: 7. Everywhere Else!

#215 – A dogs life! (in 2016)

“Woof – Every now and then the Boss goes out of the room and then it’s my chance to take over his blog.  He’ll never learn!  So, here’s what I’ve been doing all year.” “We had the usual nonsense back … 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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# 130 – A busy week!

A busy week doesn’t come anywhere near describing it!  It went something like this –  Sunday –  Fund raising for my mountain rescue team, NEWSAR (North East Wales Search And Rescue) Monday – Awareness day and fund raising for NEWSAR. … Continue reading

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#124 – Avalanche!

There has been little incentive to head for the higher hills over the past week – strong winds have made walking difficult in the mountains, and wind chill on top of an already cold temperature has made it feel like … Continue reading

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#110 – Happy New Year!

Have a ‘magical’ New Year in 2013 – best wishes from Paul, Chris and Border Collie ‘Mist’. Text and images © Paul Shorrock p.s. The above image was taken just before Christmas, on a walk in the Elen Valley in … Continue reading

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#103 – Ski mountaineering in Snowdonia – in November?!!

It’s not often you can have a skiing day in Snowdonia in November – it’s probably such a rare event that it just doesn’t happen.  It didn’t happen last weekend either, but the next best thing did – a ski-mountaineering … Continue reading

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#98 – Walking the Jurassic Coast

I should make something quite clear.  I prefer to walk mountains, moors and high places.  Ok, so I sometimes I walk the dog on one of our local beaches, but I’m not a beach walker – I want ups and … Continue reading

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