What can we do? Where can we go?

Friday, 21st June 2013 by
Your-Country-Needs-You-001Someday is now and that somebody is you!

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Nuclear dump threatens Lakes

Wednesday, 19th December 2012 by
EskdaleThe BMC are encouraging their membership to stand up be counted by signing the No Nuclear Dump In The Lake District e-petition...

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An Imperial vs. Metric Rant

Wednesday, 26th September 2012 by
I don’t understand imperial measurements: and typically the Americans add extra levels of screwiness!

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Lower Scout Crag – GRRRRRRR!

Wednesday, 1st June 2011 by
Lower Scout Crag looks as though it’s been hit by exploding chalk bags, but actually it’s the result of filming for a telly programme.

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Borrowdale Biking

Tuesday, 26th April 2011 by
The rock climbing and (mostly) the gardening meant we needed a rest day - our hands and backs were wrecked! Of course a rest day didn't mean a day of idleness...

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What’s wrong with this?

Wednesday, 15th September 2010 by
What’s wrong with this picture? I know it’s not a massive time difference, but it is another indictment of Virgin Trains!

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The great Virgin Trains Rip-off ?

Friday, 10th September 2010 by
Should Richard Branson be such a revered figure of British industry? Well, if you consider being able to formulate a business plan that charges more for catching a train from Carlisle to London than flying from Manchester to New York a shrewd business model, yes, I suppose he should...

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Broken Laws

Tuesday, 3rd November 2009 by
When something is broken, what should be done about it? For example, if an expensive watch has stopped telling the time do you a) throw it away, b) leave it to provide nothing more than a pretty but useless ornament, or c) have it fixed to fulfil it’s original purpose? Another example might be if […]

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