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Touching video shows Alberta toddler deliver Christmas present to 'recycling man'

A three-year-old boy from Wainwright, Alta. is exemplifying the true meaning of Christmas with his kind gesture towards a civic employee.

According to Fred Bourque’s mother, Stephanie Bourque, Fred gets excited to see the recycling truck roll by each week. 183 more words


A Walk to Murton and Hilton

A couple of blogs ago, I described our walk from Appleby to Flakebridge wood. This walk is a continuation of that, and the two could easily be combined. 458 more words

Wainwright walks 39: A Borrowdale Bogfest!

Hills: Grange Fell, Great Crag
Wainwrights: 81 and 82
When: Saturday 11 November
Who: Me and the mountaineering minion
Weather: Fabulous. Cold though!
Bog factor: … 1,806 more words


A weekend in the Lakes without the car: a Mountains and Malbec guide

As regular readers of my blog will know, I do a lot of my walking in the Lake District via public transport. This makes weekend jaunts possible without the need for a long and tiring drive – though some areas of the Lakes are a lot more difficult to get to without a car than others (Wasdale in particular springs to mind). 1,194 more words


Rannerdale Knotts

Our final day of this trip. I was in a bad mood because I’d opted to do a regular run rather than head up Causey Pike for the sunrise. 396 more words

Lake District

Side Pike & Lingmoor Fell

A spur of the moment decision to try to bag another Wainwright; the weather this morning was crap so we decided that a trip to Keswick and a low-level walk would be better. 575 more words

Lake District

Wainwright walks 38: legging it in Langdale

Hills:Lingmoor Fell
Wainwright: No.80
When: Thursday 12th October
Who: Me and the mountaineering minion
Weather: Overcast but dry; very windy at times
Conditions underfoot: … 1,140 more words