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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Hunstanton

Sunday, 13th October 2013 by
A sun star starfishNorth-west Norfolk is just a 90 minute drive from Rutland so on Saturday we visited the Norfolk coastline. We drove to Hunstanton and then got the local bus to Thornham and walked back along the beach. The beach was empty, except for the large numbers of birdwatchers. We asked one of them what they were […]

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Landmannalaugar: The Icelandic Interior

Monday, 26th August 2013 by
Hot springs on the way back to Landmannalaugar.Three days in the beautiful Landmannalaugar mountains...

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