BBC4’s Wednesday night documentary about Scafell Pike, Britain’s highest mountain, came with favourable previews, although I’d have raced home from work to catch it if it had been promised to be a load of old boots, because there just aren’t enough television programmes about the Lake District. 878 more words
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A triathlon to be staged in the Lake District this summer looks set to be the world’s toughest ultimate race.
The Wasdale X is a full distance extreme event with a total distance of 140 miles (226km) and a record-breaking 16,994 ft (5,180m) of ascent – more than comparable events anywhere in the world. 293 more words
Four years after we arrived in Portugal, we are in the middle of our move back to the UK. Which feels strange and weird really. I moved back to the UK in March this year, and Karl has been holding the fort in Portugal, while I try and find somewhere for us all to live, here in glorious West Cumbria. 301 more words