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Angletarn Pikes

Last Tuesday was a scorcher, as we set out from Hartsop for a walk to Angletarn Pikes. If you haven’t walked up from Hartsop recently, you might not know that the track to Hayes Water is closed while a hydro works is being constructed. 364 more words

Day Fourteen

Osmotherly to Chop Gate
Thursday 21 July 2016

18.2km plus another 4km by road
We saw the North Sea today!

For once we were ready on time for the Delawares (our new abbreviation for Jan, Kathy and Sue) and after buying something to eat at the little general store (think “Open All Hours” but without the moustache or stutter) we were on our way by 9.00am. 1,184 more words

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Day Thirteen

Wednesday 20 July 2016
Danby Whiske to Osmotherly

20 km

It was another enjoyable breakfast at Jean’s. She fussed over us, Tracey and two English brothers and it was a little difficult to leave. 622 more words

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Reading & Writing: truth or dare

While planning summer reading this year, I remembered an old ice breaking game that I’ve used with great success. Called “3 truths and a lie”, it’s a standard of awkward party situations. 2,776 more words


Day Ten

Sunday 16 July 2016
Reeth to Richmond

18 km

Breakfast was exceedingly slow this morning. Louise was one of the first down and one of the last to be served. 498 more words

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Day Nine

Saturday 16 July 2016
Keld to Reeth

22 km

Dinner last night was lovely and though we were at separate tables and arrived at separate times the three American ladies, Kathy, Sue and Julia, the American mum (Sue) and daughter (Julia) and us enjoyed some great conversations and laughs. 884 more words

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1st Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery B (Tablet)

The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery B served as members of Wainwright’s Brigade in the First Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by two monuments, a marker, and a position tablet at Gettysburg. 145 more words