Christopher, my 13 year old son, decided that he wanted to take on the challenge of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. I think the only reason he decided this is because he saw the bag of snacks my Mum and I … Continue reading Packing list for Yorkshire Three Peaks
Today I woke my teenage son up at 5 am and managed to get him out of the house before 6.30 am. There was no monetary bribes involved, I didn’t offer to buy him some fake money on GTA so … Continue reading Another challenge done…
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!
I have walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks at least 5 times. I highly recommend it but please remember… Here’s my top ten tips for surviving the peaks! Don’t over pack! The first time I walked the YTP I had no … Continue reading How to survive…the Yorkshire Three Peaks
Walking is amazing, it’s one of the best and easiest ways to get and keep fit. It gets you out in the fresh air and it’s free. You don’t need any specialist equipment, unless you’re doing something that involves mountainous regions or long distance. If you’re walking around your local park you’ll probably be safe enough with a bottle of water and hopefully you won’t need a compass.* I love planning a walk, a big walk I mean, and by plan I mean something along these lines… “Gayle do you fancy a walk next Sunday”? “Yeah, sure, where”? “Not sure, … Continue reading Walking Whernside
My review of ‘Wild’… Continue reading ‘Wild’ By Cheryl Strayed (My thoughts)