Monthly Archives: March 2013

Three things the snow has taught me

After this week’s unexpectedly bad snow fall, I’ve been taught a number of things. 1) You can never rely on a medium range weather forecast, let alone a long range forecast. I sort of knew this before, but I’m certain … Continue reading

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The Greatest Lake District Pub?

A lengthy walk over the fells is worth so much more when the reward is a pint in one of the many fine Lake District pub. We all have our favourites, for many different reasons, and I’ve shared three of … Continue reading

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Delays from above!

Putting a guide of 20 walks together is diffilcult enough, especially when you live 100 miles from where they are all based. I reckoned that I’d be able to get it done if I spent one weekend a month in … Continue reading

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National Parks and Public Transport

Back in the day, when Sheffield Wednesday were in the Premier League and everyone in the countryside wore red laces on their boots, I regularly used public transport to get to the Lake District. A student at Lancaster University, I … Continue reading

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