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Wainwright Golden Beer Prize

I feel a little overwhelmed at times by lists of books that I feel I should read. (As we know, any sentence with “should” in it is a cause of stress.) All the books on the Wainwright nature writing longlist sound delightful, but will there be time? 246 more words

T S Eliot

Stuck On Stuck

Too often we can’t move past the hard places and the challenges to move forward to success. This means in life we must:

Wainwright walks 32: High Rigg, lots of beer and a llama

Hills: High Rigg
Wainwright no: 71
Who: Me and the mountaineering minion
When: Saturday 3rd June
Weather: Glorious sunshine
Hangover factor Moderate
Bog factor: Virtually all dried out. 1,084 more words


Walking in Silence

I think it was Bertrand Russell who said that nobody could have any idea about how quiet the countryside could be unless they had lived and walked before the Great War. 565 more words

My Trespassing Book for just 99 pence/cents.

For just one week from tonight, my book The Compleat Trespasser – Journeys Into Forbidden Britain is available for just 99 pence/cents as a Kindle read for your smartphone (with a free Kindle App) or to read on a Kindle device or laptop. 453 more words

Thousands of Canadian Armed Forces members take part in massive training exercise

Nearly 5,000 military personnel are at CFB Wainwright in Alberta, taking part in the largest and most comprehensive military exercise of the year.

Exercise Maple Resolve allows the military to practise their skills in a setting as realistic as possible for when they are deployed. 681 more words