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Chapter 2: Barber Booth to Kinder Low, taking in Jacob's Ladder (again!)

Jacob’s Ladder attempt one was not successful. I was cold. I was surrounded by hurried ultramarathon runners. My face was turning blue. I was not, however, giving up. 800 more words

Hebden Bridge to Haworth and back over the Tops

It was with some satisfaction that I spotted a band of wintry weather heading our way towards the end of the week and I planned a familiar walk in the snow to take advantage of what’s not the most common of weather types in England. 321 more words


Land's End to John O'Groats Walk

In the mid-1960s, journalist John Hillaby walked across the United Kingdom, from Land’s End in Cornwall to John O’Groats on the north-eastern tip of Scotland. He wasn’t the first person to make this journey–according to Andrew McCloy, records of similar walks date back to the 1840s–but in 1968 he published a book about his trip,  873 more words


Flight Dream

Look closely and you can just about make out the three para-gliders. Flight Dream is just one of a number of photographs that are now available to purchase online at Photo4me.com – please look at the Gallery page for more details and also new information about the launch of my Artfinder shop where a selection of paintings and limited edition giclée prints will be made available. 132 more words


Wintery Hills

The Northumberland Hills are a great place to get distant views at any time of year but recent ventures out there have come with rather curtailed vistas with mist and blowing snow.  295 more words


Top Withens - Wuthering Heights

Approaching ‘Top Withens’ from the south on the Pennine Way; said to be the inspiration for ‘Wuthering Heights’

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Freedom to roam sign - Pennine Way


This sign means you are not free to roam and have to stick to the path

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