Great British Escapades
Escapade. noun: an act or incident involving excitement, daring, or adventure.
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Thursday, 11 November 2021
Armistice Day, November 1935
I recently discovered this piece, written by my grandad in November 1935. He was a factory worker and he wrote about the remembrance day ser...
Sunday, 18 July 2021
A Beginners Guide to Cumbria and The Lake District
I decided that now might be a good time to put together a (not entirely serious) user guide for those folks visiting us for the very first t...
Tuesday, 1 June 2021
Dog walkers, runners and psychos...
Sunshine on Grange prom I inherited my love for walking from my dad. He never needed an excuse to walk and neither do I. Walking was his ...
Monday, 10 May 2021
Don't blame The Townies
As lockdown restrictions finally begin to properly ease - hopefully for good this time - there will be some people dreading the thunder of a...
Tuesday, 27 April 2021
The best benches in Cumbria
Yes, I'm back blogging! It's been a while I know but, to be brutally honest, like many folks, 2020/21 pretty much kicked the stuffi...
Sunday, 10 January 2021
Keeping things on the lowdown...
Another year, another lockdown, and we're as fed up and frustrated about it as everyone else, but it is what it is. As someone who walk...
Tuesday, 29 December 2020
Be careful what you wish for...
I feel that 2020 may be all my fault. One year ago today I wrote this blog about how 2019 had gotten away from me and how my wish was to s...
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