Autumn in the Lakes: Business as Usual

Having been spoilt by a couple of days of great weather and some delightful colours on the fells, the forecast for today wasn’t looking so good – clearly I’ve used up my quota of decent conditions. ¬†Either that or nature has decided that as it is now December, it ought to get on with winter properly. Continue reading “Autumn in the Lakes: Business as Usual”

Baystones, the summit of Wansfell

A Far Eastern Odyssey – Part 1: A Failure Avenged

Saturday 30 June

I alighted from the train at Windermer to be met by the usual mix of Japanese tourists, walkers and locals milling around and getting in each others way.

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Climbing to Scarth Gap

A Day of Judgement

The title’s probably a touch dramatic, but in my post New Year’s zombie-like state of mind, it seemed to do the trick. ¬†Of course, if you believe the Mayans we’ve just had our last New Year’s Eve parties (no loss there really) as the world is due to end sometime this year. Continue reading “A Day of Judgement”