Only a hill; but all of life to me,
Up there between the sunset and the sea.
– Geoffrey Winthrop Young
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A wet and at times windy walk today, but the mountains are amazing in all weathers if you can somehow stay warm and dry(ish). We started from the small car park near Littletown which is of course where Beatrix Potter based her story of Mrs Tiggywinkle. After passing the small Newlands Church we attempted toContinue reading “Hindscarth and Dale Head in the rain”
Not on the same day obviously. That would be a bit much, even for me. I’ve been up Helvellyn many times, usually by the same routes, so it is always good to explore new ground. We started from Patterdale and walked up Grisedale as far as the Ruthwaite climbing hut which is owned by OutwardContinue reading “Helvellyn and Blencathra”
Bit of a departure from the mountain theme this week. I won’t do it too often, I promise 😀. So here we go again. Covid cases rising, the threat of more lockdown measures and the prospect of a winter of uncertainty. I could make a lot of negative comments about the incompetence of those paidContinue reading “Covid angst”
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