Entries about England

  • Buttermere in heavy rain

    Around Buttermere in the rain

    A wind-swept, soggy, lovely walk around Buttermere in the English Lake District.

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  • The Way to Green Crag

    I don’t usually bother celebrating my birthday in any great fashion, but as I turned forty this year, I decided to make an exception and plan a short break away with Jo, so that I could look back on the arrival of mid-life with some fondness. After some to-ing and fro-ing on a destination, I […]

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  • Conquering Catbells

    It had long been a goal of Jo’s and mine to extend our walking and “bag” one of the Lakeland fells. However, we hadn’t anticipated doing so in quite such a challenging way.

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