The A course at the OMM

Monday, 29th October 2012 by
Pretty ponies on the fellWhy did I enter Richard and I for the A course at the OMM? It was a really long way and almost resulted in a failure of our sense of humour on numerous occasions! The weekend started well. I took Friday off work, so we had a leisurely day and managed to arrive in Sedbergh […]

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The anticipation is growing for what is perhaps one of the world's best yearly events celebrating outdoor-fuelled adventure - the Kendal Mountain Festival...

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A new ornament

Sunday, 28th October 2012 by
I'm afrain this is a bragging blog so do not feel it necessary to read on. For the first time ever I have a winners' cup on my shelf!

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Feeding The Coldest Journey

Sunday, 28th October 2012 by
"Food, glorious food!" Well, actually, not that glorious....

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Threading the Needle

Sunday, 28th October 2012 by
The classic picture of Napes Needle.While some people were doing crazy things like running for two days, we decided to go for a walk.

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Cumbria Cross-Country 2012

Sunday, 28th October 2012 by
A new type of race: cross-country

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12 years to Criffel

Sunday, 28th October 2012 by
Both Sarah and I had long wanted to climb Criffel...

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In search of the Coldfinger and the Blue Room

Wednesday, 24th October 2012 by
Richard ...again... in Pond LifeOgof Draenen was the destination for Sunday’s caving trip. As with all good caving trips we met Brendan, Jess and Mark, all from Dudley Caving Club, in Luigi’s cafe in Abergavenny. After a marvellous breakfast, Richard and I set off to Whitewalls to get the cave key and soon enough we arrived at the carpark […]

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