Yearly Archives: 2018

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Beacon Fell & Tarn

26th February 2018

My knee replacement operation is looming, so I am hoping to get in a couple of easy walks before my walking hiatus. On Monday Ged and I went to Blawith Common, on the shores of Coniston Water, to walk up to Beacon Tarn and Beacon Fell. An easy walk o…


Dentdale

9th February 2018

This is the first walk that I have done with Ged since July, as he has been ill. So today’s walk is just a gentle stroll in nice surroundings. We head for the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh, to do a circular walk into the Dentdale Valley. The sta…


Hallin Fell: Lucy’s Final 214

2nd June 2018

On Saturday I aimed to climb my first Wainwright summit since my knee replacement 12 weeks ago! Hallin Fell on the side of Ullswater. This was to celebrate Lucy Fryer’s final, 214th Wainwright.The plan was for 20 family and friends to catch the…


Kadampa Buddhist Temple Walk

26th January 2018

My knee replacement operation was cancelled. Hopefully it will be done by the end of March. But this means that I can still get out and about! I have been promising myself that I would return to the Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre on a blue sky d…


Walney Lighthouse Views and a Sunset Walk.

24th May 2018

Fellow bell ringer and lighthouse cottage resident, Clarissa, had invited us round to see the views from the top of the Lighthouse which is situated in the Nature Reserve at the southern most point on Walney Island. The lighthouse was built in 1804,…