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A review of the @Hornby ex SECR H Class 0-4-4t

Hornby first announced their intention to produce, as part of their 2017 rang,e the ex SECR Wainwright H class 0-4-4t back in September 2016 The first models, the SECR livery version,  duly arrived  October 2017 followed by the BR late crest lined black version in December 2017. 891 more words


1 talk, 2 Wilfs, 2 Wainwrights

I had a lightning trip to the Lakes for a talk and a walk last week. The train up went well and I strolled down to… 647 more words


Wainwright Walks 41: A Crag in the west and the Beast from the East

Hills: Castle Crag
Classification: Wainwright (no.85)
When: Sunday 4 March
Weather: Cold and cloudy; occasional snow flurries; rain towards the end
Conditions underfoot: Quite icy in parts… 1,713 more words


Once upon a time … a lion was sleeping in the jungle. As a tiny mouse was passing by, it decided to have some fun … so it climbed up onto the lion and started running all over it. 553 more words

Match And Fable

Wainwright walks 40: a windy Wythop wander

Hills: Ling Fell, Sale Fell
Classification: Wainwrights – no.83 and 84
When: Saturday 24 February
Weather: Cold, occasionally windy but glorious sunshine
Who: Me and the mountaineering minion… 1,037 more words

Please Sign the petition for this new footpath at Caldbeck

Caldbeck Parish Council has set up a petition asking Cumbria County Council to support the establishment of a footpath which would give a safe, direct link between the villages of Hesket Newmarket and Caldbeck. 

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2017: a year in review

Wainwrights done in year: 21
Wainwright total at end of year: 82
Munros done in year: 0 :(
Other new classified hills done: 5 (3 Marilyns, an Outlying Wainwright and a Graham) 734 more words