Monthly Archives: December 2019

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18th December 2019

With one thing and another it has been a month since my last walk. I decide on Catbells, good views for minimal effort! Plus there could be snow! The weather was only going to be reasonable in the morning, so we went early. The walk took just over th…

Staveley Fell

31st December 2019

The last day of 2019 was to be a sunny one, so Brendan and I drove to Chapel House car park (less than half a mile past Staveley Church) for a walk up to Staveley Fell. This fell is one of Wainwright’s Outlying Fells, but this route up is diffe…

Winter Banding 2019

26th December 2019

Nearly three years ago, when I retired from teaching, I decided that I needed a new challenge. I’d always thought that being able to play in a brass band would be both interesting and rewarding, but I’d never even held a brass instrument,…