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Beacon Fell & Tarn

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...

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Dentdale

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. ...

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Kadampa Buddhist Temple Walk

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...

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Silver How from Grasmere

Son, Tom wanted to go to Grasmere to pick up some gingerbread to take into his office, so we decided to have a walk up to Silver How . The weather was blue skies and sunshine, but it was bitterly cold in the wind. So we took the Kelbarrow route up wh...

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London and the House of Commons

A long weekend in London, visiting son, Tom. Including a walk from Westferry to Tate Modern along the Thames Path, via Limehouse and St. Katherine Dock; and attending a reception at the House of Commons. ...

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Wray Castle & Orrest Head

For Brendan’s birthday we decided to to stay at the Miller Howe Hotel on the side of Lake Windermere, a renowned foodie establishment, and visit Claife Viewing Station, Wray Castle and Orrest Head. Three places Brendan had never been to. Thankf...

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Stanley Ghyll & Eskdale from Birker Fell

Thursday was another blue sky day so Brendan and I drove up to the top of Birker Fell to walk in the other direction from Devoke Water, where I walked to last week. I had been contacted by a lady who had lost her camera at this parking spot last week...

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