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School Knott & Grandsire

On Wednesday Ged and I did a very easy 3.3 mile walk up to School Knott and Grandsire. The schools went back today, so naturally it was blue skies and sunshine, and quiet! These fells are in Wainwright’s Outlying Fell book, but this route avoid...

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Grike & Crag Fell

The weather was excellent, so we wanted an easy walk with good views. Crag Fell is an easy walk, and the views are one of the best in The Lakes. We could add Grike, another Wainwright, on the way too. The walk is on reasonably good tracks and grass,...

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R.I.P Kas the Blind Fell Walking Dog (2005-18)

Ged’s dog, Kas, had to be put to sleep last week. A sad day. Despite being blind Kas found freedom in the fells, and loved to go out walking with us. He only went on a lead for awkward descents, or precipitous edges. He totally ignored sheep an...

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Walla Crag

Yesterday Fr. John had a fall on High Spy, cracking his head on a rock and bruising his ribs. Thankfully he is okay, but needs a few days to recover. Brendan had planned to meet up with friend, Val, for lunch in Keswick anyway, so I did the Walla Cra...

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Boat How with Fr. John

On Tuesday I did a walk with Father John, who is up for his annual lakes holiday, and holding the fort for Fr. Tom in the Keswick and Cockermouth parishes. As I am still not up to the big fells yet, I thought we could do Boat How, another Wainwright...

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Hesk Fell

On Wednesday Brendan, Tom (home for a holiday) and I drove to the Birker Fell Road for a walk up Hesk Fell. One of Wainwright’s Outlying Fells. He says it is a dull climb, which is true, but the views are good, or at least they would be on a be...

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Liverpool & Ulverston Canal Gala

A trip to Liverpool to meet up with my sister, Ness. Plus the Ulverston Training Brass Band entertains the crowds at the Ulverston Canal Gala. I play First Cornet…..sometimes even in the right place! 😉 The day we went to Liverpool was rather...

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