- BECAUSE THEY'RE THERE is about climbing mountains – nothing else. Well, actually, there are one or two other things. But it's mostly about climbing mountains. And fish and chips. And politics. And doing a bit of fell running. And wondering where the hell your life's gone – and where it might be going next. And cooking kippers in a wet tent. And people you bump into who do similar things. Actually, that last one doesn't happen very often . . .
Top Posts & Pages
- Humber. Southeasterly Four. Moderate or Good. Rain later.
- In Between One England and Another
- Green Hurth: Where the Big Wheel Turns
- The Environment is Positively Charged
- Days Like This, No 10: Peaking on the Three Peaks
- Black Combe – On the Edge of a Circle
- Days Like These, No 9: Clearing the Mind on the Cluanie Ridge
- What Does Adventure Mean to You?
- Lindisfarne – A Pilgrim’s Progress
- Days Like This, No 8: The Five Sisters of Kintail
- Cross Fell – Fiends, Rivers, Paths and Poets
- Old Roads, a Fallen Lady, St Jude and Thoughts for the Day
- Scaud Hill and Beyond – At My Leisure
- Days Like This, No 7: On a Ridge Above Glen Shiel
- Days Like This, No 6: Ciste Dhubh – a Highland Jewel
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Category Archives: Great North Road
I’M in between mountains at the moment. And I’m in between jobs. I’m in between a lot of stuff. If I wrote a book I’d call it The Inbetweener but I’d probably get sued. Today I’m going for a walk … Continue reading
A walk to Stanwick Camp – the capital of Brigantia . . . Continue reading
I HEAR wild noises and glance into the sky as a skein of geese passes over the garden. So I light a fire in front of the shed and prepare to move my sheep to winter pastures . . .
BELDOO Moss is not the most spectacular hill in the north Pennines. Few people have heard of it; even fewer have tramped across it. But it does harbour one or two surprising features that make it worth a visit. I’ve … Continue reading
The best thing to do on a visit to London is get the hiking boots out . . . Continue reading