Page 21 of the new edition of Trail magazine, me looking knackered on Grey Knotts with full pack! Good fun!
18.8.13Walking with; Ruthy, Paul, Jen, Emily and Kate There can be few better ways to spend a Sunday than a gentle stroll in the Summer sunshine to a country pub with a bunch of good friends. I knew nothing of this area before yesterday, my experiences of the Bolton area being confined to playing various
Foraging is fashionable right now. Michelin starred chefs such as Simon Rogan at “L’Enclume” and Tom Kitchin serve their high end dishes with foraged foods and charge through the nose for it, which, to my mind, represents the antithesis of what “wild” food should be about. Those of us who walk and who explore our
6-8/8/13Walking with; Nobody/Nathan Not being in possession of either children or gainful employment I’d kind of forgotten how the Summer holidays affect the Lake District. There are hills best avoided under these conditions and yet I’d already planned a roughish selection of wanderings to occupy me over three days and I was loathe to stray
“Much has been written of travel, far less of the road” Edward Thomas-The Icknield Way 1913 I have recently finished reading The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlane. It is quite simply, a stunning book and one that should be on the bookshelf of every walker and outdoor enthusiast. In the book the author sets out