Manchester Day

Last Sunday was Manchester day, a yearly celebration in the city. I am not entirely sure of it’s origins, but I guess it is something that the council have come up with to make everyone…

The Past, The Present, The Future

It has been 18 months since I decided to started blogging and about 2 years since I thought it would be a good idea to start documenting things happening around me. To begin with I…

The Coniston Fells – The Magnificent 7

This walk was another solo effort which turned into a much much longer traverse of what I am now aware is called the magnificent 7. Had I realised this before I had started I would…

Summer is here! Sunshine and sunburn…

This was quite a last minute decision. I don’t particularly like walking on a bank holiday weekend, but a bit of research and I managed to find a walk that should remain off the beaten…

A walk for another day.

We arrived to the start point a little later than normal. The plan initially was to walk the route, knock off as many of the Wainwrights in that area as we could. Then with our…

Shooting Colour

My brother showed me some of the images he had been shooting recently and I was taken aback by the colours he was getting on the film. Also it took me by surprise when he handed…

Great Gable in Rough Weather

Today is my birthday. I am 28, I feel about 80. Yesterday I climbed Grey Knotts, walked Brandreth followed it up to Green Gable, scrambled up Great Gable back down to Windy Gap up to…

Miles through the Lakes

Last Sunday I went hiking, yes, shocking I know. It is not often on this blog you see that I have been hiking! This hike was approximately 10 miles, covered 5 Wainwright peaks and turned out…