Not-Only-Hitchhikers’ Guide to Budapest

Thursday, 31st January 2013 by
12  _IGP3575 1024I have planned it for a while to photograph Budapest’s lights and sights in the night. Few days before and later on New Year’s Eve I managed to take some night walks to the Danube with my friends and take some nice photos. First we took a few shots of the new National Theatre with […]

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Cats Killing Billions of Animals

Wednesday, 30th January 2013 by
evil catCats are killing billions of animals

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CSS Annual Dinner

Sunday, 27th January 2013 by
The view from Whitewalls with snowDespite snow falling thick and fast at home and despite our road being like an ice rink, we headed to Whitewalls for the annual dinner weekend. The roads were pretty clear until we reached Brymawr. A small icy hill was impassable and left us finding another way round to the start of the tramroad which […]

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Blake’s Heaven 2013

Sunday, 27th January 2013 by
I ran this race yesterday – one of the first of the year.

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Kentmere Ski Touring

Saturday, 26th January 2013 by
Pete gets a nice turn in on the higher level powder snow.On Friday it snowed all day and well in to the night. We checked the forecast for the Saturday, and although the temperatures were rising and rain was on its way, it looked like the snow might stick around for long enough for us to have some fun in Kentmere.

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Little Stint -  Calidris minutaNews about bird guests arriving to Lake Balaton spread around fast among birdwatchers. I didn’t want to miss the occasion.

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Wetherlam

Sunday, 20th January 2013 by
Pete, Helen, Kris, and Laetitia on Wetherlam SummitWe met up with our friends from Leeds, Helen and Kris, for a winter-walk up Wetherlam via Wetherlam Edge. Wetherlam Edge is a steep rocky path in summer, but in the frozen snowy conditions we’ve got in the Lakes at the moment, especially with the strong freezing wind from the east, it promised to provide […]

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Shelter Crag

Sunday, 20th January 2013 by
Pete starting up Central Gully.There’s been hardly any precipitation in Cumbria since Monday’s snowfall, but it’s been very cold so perfect conditions for an ice route.

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