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2015-07-03 England, Stanage

What better than, in the middle of a heat wave, to go climb on some nice, soapy-feeling grit? 

As it happened we were fairly lucky with the breeze-to-midge ratio, but chalking up didn’t seem to do much.  It just sweated right off.  We warm up on the top-50 classic… 195 more words


186/365 - Shining Tor

Up early to join the IJWTGP group on a photo walk around Shining Tor, a hill in the Peak District which, at its summit and on a clear day, you can see 7 counties (apparently – I can’t verify this even after a Google search)! 75 more words


Travel - Peak District

Travel – peak district

my week at woodland lodge.

A few weeks ago I took an eagerly awaited train from new street station in Birmingham to the village of Cromford, in the Derbyshire Dales. 113 more words

Crack on!

My dad has shared many wise words with me over the years:

‘It’s usually a good idea not to speed up when heading into a corner.’ 1,655 more words

Hiking in England

England is full of great hikes, I am quite happy that I made time for the outdoors! I’ll write briefly about each place :) I visited Lake District in January with the Fellwanderers (a society of Imperial College) and we drove 7 hours from Imperial College to a small cottage in Lake District on a Friday evening. 724 more words


Where do you find inspiration?

A few years back when I lived in Nottingham, I used to try to visit the Peak District as often as possible. For those who have never heard of the peak district, it is a large national park in central England. 156 more words