The unexpectedly early arrival of our first grandchild has meant that the last two weeks has been a blur of driving up and down the A90, hospital visits, homecoming and helping the new parents adjust to sleep deprivation. Writing deadlines have been missed; social media skimmed at best and email ignored. Thankfully, Mum and baby […]
Category Archive for 'Cumbria/Yorkshire'
An autumn weekend visiting friends in Cumbria. I’d hoped to spend a day in the Lake District hills with my pal Charles but wives had other ideas. I considered dissent but forthcoming domestic negotiations for a 2-week TGOC next May meant that concessions were prudent. So it was agreed they we would curtail our ambitions […]
Last week-end, we stayed with friends near Kirby Lonsdale in Cumbria in the village of Hutton Roof. From the village, I walked up the adjacent Hutton Roof crag each day. You walk through a small housing development to Park Wood then take one of many paths up the hill. I passed an impressive limestone escarpment […]