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Happy Birthday to Me

This week has marked 41 years since my birthday. Last year, for my 40th, I had hand, foot and mouth – and so, thinks I, this year’s birthday can only be better than that. 531 more words


A Walk to Robin Hood's Grave

A couple of years ago we walked up from the village of Orton, in Westmorland, to visit Robin Hood’s Grave. The other day we went there again, not least because it features in the opening of the new Robin Hood novel I’m writing at the moment. 465 more words

Wainwright Walks 25: unfinished business on Low Pike

Hills:Low Pike
When: 23 September 2016
Who: just me and the mountaineering minion
Why: unfinished business
Weather: overcast but windy
Bog factor: mostly ok but one patch of megabog near the top… 1,009 more words


Over the Edge

A trip home to the UK and a trip to one of my favourite places, The Lake District.

The view from Sharp Edge on the way up Blen Cathra, not long before the photograph was taken I was swimming in Scales Tarn seen below. 38 more words


Alberta army officer facing charges including sex assault

A Canadian Army officer in Alberta faces 22 criminal charges including sexual assault with a weapon.

Capt. Malcolm Grace, who is 45, is to appear in Wainwright provincial court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing. 73 more words