Brilliant Weather = Lots of Adventures

Monday, 23rd June 2014 by
The weather this past week has been glorious! In between working and gardening I have tried my hardest to get out and enjoy it…

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Yorkshire Three Peaks

Tuesday, 20th May 2014 by
Descending from Whernside, the highest of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.It's hard to describe just how "made" the route and path around the classic Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit is - but this picture illustrates it a bit.  It also shows just how busy it is!On Saturday, in glorious summer sunshine, I was trekking around the 39 kilometre classic Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit with a charity group (Tiny Tickers) of 22 walkers.

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Three Days in Bergen

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
Rachel sits on a cannon in the old fort.Three winter days in Bergen: mountains, museums and cake!

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Wintry Walks

Sunday, 12th January 2014 by
The view back down towards ButtermereIt seems like it has been raining enough recently to enable Noah to prepare for a perfect maiden journey. However, the weekend was set to be rain free. Hooray!

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New year in Hawes

Friday, 3rd January 2014 by
On the top of IngleboroughWe spent the week after Christmas in Hawes, North Yorkshire with Tony and Catherine, our friends who are both runners and orienteers. Day 1 The holiday started with a 7.5 mile walk into Widdale from our cottage in Hawes. After a short time on footpaths we were beating our way through moorland tussocks to get […]

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las vegasJust our luck, mid-week saw all-time record low temperatures for December in Las Vegas! Tuesday it was 18°C and overnight saw Wednesday’s temperature plummet to -2°C. We’ve been ice climbing in warmer temperatures than this!

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Ullscarf

Sunday, 10th November 2013 by
Looking north towards Bassenthwaite, Laetitia enjoying the sun on top of Standing CragWhat a lovely sunny late autumn day today was: clear, super sunny, and calm – a dingle day! It would have been a fantastic day for rock climbing on a warm south facing crag. I hope others took advantage?

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Hmmmmm, Sachertorte…

Sunday, 27th October 2013 by
Is this Sacher's Sachertorte?  No, it's mine!Our lovely friend Dalma sent us a postcard from Vienna with a recipe for Sachertorte. I simply had to make it, but we decided that we’d have to expend a few calories before we could eat it.

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