Category Archives: Walking

Coastal Walking

In June my walking buddy and I walked 80 miles of the Cleveland Way, from Helmsley to Whitby, the long way round! So far I’ve shared photos up as far as where the walk meets the sea at the top … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way; Walking to the Seaside!

I’ve been putting off writing this post as I knew it would take a while to write, my walking posts are usually about a one day walk, this time we walked for nine days so I’m going to split it … Continue reading

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Early Summer Reading

It was May when I last wrote a book post, so I’ve a few to share with you; Having discovered Robert MacFarlane books on Tracks and The Old Ways, I started to look out his other books. The first two … Continue reading

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Grassington to Kettlewell

Last week my walking buddy and I had our last practise walk, ready for our big challenge which starts tomorrow, walking the Cleveland Way as far as Whitby. We’ve been walking sections of the Lady Anne Way as practises, not … Continue reading

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June Windows

Over on Wild Daffodil there’s a photo challenge each month on the theme of windows. I wasn’t sure at first about having the same topic all year, but I’m enjoying looking out for windows on my walks. Last week my … Continue reading

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Walking with New Friends and Old Friends

I did two walks in quick succession a couple of weeks ago. I went up to Halton Gill with forty colleagues from work for the weekend, staying in a lovely bunk barn. The aim on the Saturday was to walk … Continue reading

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Spring Reading

About three months ago I met up with an old friend and during the evening we got onto the subject of books. She knows I love walking, she loves Scotland, she recommended a book called Between the Sunset and the … Continue reading

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From Wharfedale to Wensleydale

A couple of weeks ago three of us walked another section of the Lady Anne Way. This is a long distance path which runs from Skipton to Penrith in Cumbria, 100 miles altogether, we’re doing it in little chunks! We … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

May is whizzing by and I haven’t even worked out how I’m doing with my Nineteen for 19 challenge for April, so here goes… 1 Scrap Quilt I was planning to start a new BOM with scraps, I’ve even sorted my … Continue reading

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Lady Anne’s Way Part 2

Last Tuesday my walking buddy and I walked another section of the Lady Anne Way. The walk goes from Skipton to Penrith in Cumbria, about 100 miles, we’re doing it in lots of little sections!The week before we’d walked from … Continue reading

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