A Lakeland Round 2007: Day 1 – Monday 16 April

I woke at sunrise which I considered good as that's what is probably going to happen whilst I'm sleeping in the tent.  After final checks and packing of last minute items I set off.  The first thing I noticed as I walked down the road to the station was that I somehow must have left … Continue reading A Lakeland Round 2007: Day 1 – Monday 16 April

Blea Rigg reflected in Easedale Tarn

Ambleside Ambles

This was my first solo trip to the Lake District and little did I realise how significant it would be or how many subsequent trips would follow. It's only in hindsight that these things come into perspective.The PlanThe previous weekend I was sitting at home, my parents were around and I'd just had a really … Continue reading Ambleside Ambles

UK Three Peaks (2005): The Aftermath

Somehow I made it down to breakfast the next morning, although my thighs were on fire and from the waist down I felt like a combination of John Wayne and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  And then the journey home in the minibus went by in a blur.  I braved the strange looks again on the tube as … Continue reading UK Three Peaks (2005): The Aftermath