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…

A misty walk in the mountains

With Winter somewhere round the bend, I thought we could try out our new woolly clothing. Picking a secluded area of the Lake District for a walk. Starting around the Wrynose Pass area. Weather was…

An autumn wander in Longford Park

Although the cold weather has not hit the UK yet, we are starting to see that Autumn is here. The leaves have changed and started falling, but I guess it has just taken longer this…

Skiddaw and Little Man

Booking a couple of days off work is always risky if your plan is to be outside during either of those two days. Then to organise a hike over 2 weeks in advance for one…

On the Edge of Helvellyn

Starting early seemed to come easy this time, I had been up early with work the day previous, and the knowledge of another early rise for yet another hike tomorrow was in the back of…

A weekend detox in the hills!

Living in Manchester is great, I love the people (most of the time), the place is interesting and there are lots of great shops to supplement my hobbies, which at the moment is pretty much…

It’s not always sunny in England

Yes, that’s not really a surprise. In fact, let’s be honest, it is more wet than it is sunny in England.┬áSometimes we have a nice 2 weeks in our shorts and we get carried away…