The weather on Monday was promising and so I decided to go for a day out and visit a waterfall I’d never been to before…….High Force Falls up in Teesdale in Co. 977 more words
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My preparations for tackling a big southern chunk of the South West Coast Path this summer are, temporarily, in abeyance. The first day of spring brought an unusually late and, for this part of the world at least, uncommonly severe taste of winter, such that the second day of spring dawned, following overnight showers of freezing rain, with the pavements and side roads coated evenly with clear ice, ideal for skaters but lethal for pedestrians and motorists. 1,054 more words
At a recent meeting of Full Council at the Town Hall, I asked the Tory Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing, and Economic Development, Cllr Peter Hiller (the chap who signed off on the unpopular Rhubarb Bridge decision), if he could let me know “ 246 more words
The annual epic event following the 268 miles of the Pennine Way National Trail in winter has earned the Spine Race the tag line of ‘Britain’s most brutal’, and there won’t be many who would argue with that description. 859 more words
My name is Tony and I’m a hill walker.
You’re never too old to become obsessed or develop an addiction, as I’m discovering. Fortunately, there are compulsive behaviours more pernicious than walking and, what’s more, ramblers don’t generally feel a need to conceal their foible, phone the Samaritans or join a Ramblers Anonymous group, although perhaps I should! 877 more words