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Day 1 - Forests, Flies and Up Hill Climbs

“We are now approaching Dublin Port”

I felt like I’d only just closed my eyes when I heard the tannoy blare out above our heads. After a frosty four hour power nap we were up and ready, kind of, for the first big day ahead of us. 1,106 more words

The slow walk on Yorkshire Three Peaks – Ingleborough

Today’s walk was our favourite among all three walks. Ingleborough is the second highest mountain in Yorkshire. The route that Country Walking suggested included a variety of sceneries. 987 more words

Walking Holiday

NOT in rich glebe and ripe green garden only Does Summer weave her sweet resistless spells, But in high hills, and moorlands waste and lonely, The vast enchantment of her presence dwells. Wide sky, and sky-wide waste of thyme and heather, Perpetual sleepy hum of golden bees...

the cycling references are for Le Tour de France, which recently triumphed through Yorkshire

and finally, mad cow, no, though a little eccentric…

A break from the strictly horticultural life and out amongst Natural Beauty, this time in the Yorkshire Dales and here, Swaledale in particular. 236 more words

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Wicklow Way, The walk: Part 1

Every great journey should start with a hearty breakfast. It focuses the mind and prepares the body with all the essentials for a strong start. We both needed something nutritious and delicious after the… 1,662 more words


Six years ago in July...

The highlight of July has to be my birthday – it was great to go to Kielder Forest to watch stars; it was great to have friends home and squeeze in our small living room chatting and playing games; it was great to receive a little pot of pink calla lilies and a new stainless wok. 453 more words

Walking Holiday