A Postcard from The Lake District

Once Upon a Time - in early May of last year - I spent a week in The Lake District with Jim and his parents. I started writing a post about our trip several months ago but grew increasingly distracted as Covid settled amongst us and my world shifted. Like you, I'm still pretty distracted … Continue reading A Postcard from The Lake District

Wainwright’s Coast to Coast … In Winter

Only it wasn't winter.  It was March, almost Easter, and a time, I'd supposed, for primrose lined paths, sparkling sunshine and hosts of daffodils. But in Northern England this year, March was decidedly still winter. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is an almost 200-mile path from St Bees on the Cumbrian coast to Robin Hood's … Continue reading Wainwright’s Coast to Coast … In Winter

Time For A Walk

Each year, during late winter or early spring, I go for a walk.  A lengthy, solo walk. I decide which long distance footpath I want to do, work out the miles I'm going to walk each day, pre-book all my accommodation and buy my train tickets. This year, I'm walking Wainwright's Coast to Coast; a … Continue reading Time For A Walk

Cloud Walking In The Lake District

I hadn't intended to post yet more holiday snaps.  Honestly, I hadn't.  Afterall, it was only  recently that I walked, and posted about, the Dales Way and a Lakeland walk.  But, on my return to the Lake District, Jim and I experienced something quite special, even awesome (if that word can still mean what it … Continue reading Cloud Walking In The Lake District

The Dales Way

Mr K over at Gardening at the Edge thought me quite mad to go walking at this time of year.  Harsh, I thought but I see his point.  I would have preferred to have gone in late March as I did last year (see - 'And Back Again'): it's generally warmer, early flowers are out … Continue reading The Dales Way