I have a New Year tradition which started about 10 or 11 years ago. A friend and I pick a date in January and head off on a walk, wander or if we’re feeling brave, a hike. It started with … Continue reading My New Year Tradition.
The anticipation of reconnecting with the nature of the world, the excitement of the silence ready to unfurl. A sleeping bag packed so tight if it were alive it would be dead, roll it out across the ground that for … Continue reading Campsite Conundrums
A trip to York is never complete without something spooky or disturbing. Whether it be a ghost walk or a trip to the dungeons. However, you don’t often expect this to spill over into your accommodation, although this would be … Continue reading From New York to Old York
It was Christmas Day and I had really left it too late to get my Dad a Christmas present…so I jumped online to see what I could get him right there and then and it was pretty slim pickings. A … Continue reading In a New York minute.
This weekend my Mum and I headed off down to the Peak District with the Veteran Boot Breakers to take on a 15 mile walk across the district of peaks, taking in Kinder Scout, Winnats Pass and Mam Tor. This was my first time visiting the Peak District and the drive down there certainly did not disappoint. It’s like entering a whole other world, with beautiful woodlands and windy country roads. The views are astonishing, rolling hills towering over tranquil forests and sparkly reservoirs. We were booked in at Losehill Hall YHA and it was amazing. For a start the … Continue reading The Peak District!