Tag Archives: walking with handsome

Cliffs, high winds and mushrooms…

It’s hard to believe that we walked two days of the Jersey Coast in October – the photos look like some sort of summer day on a Caribbean island with turquoise seas and golden sands. In fact, on the first … Continue reading

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Twitchy passenger

Handsome is a dreadful passenger – he sits there and twitches, winces, flinches, brakes… But it doesn’t matter, I still drove us to Peebles. We had a plan to go for a nice gentle flat walk alongside the river Tweed, … Continue reading

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Domestic Goddess

What is the best way of dealing with an overflowing ironing basket? Or the forty nine items on my things-to-do list, which include such gems as ‘Clear Mouse’s hair out of the shower plug-hole’ and ‘Check when the next family … Continue reading

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OK – who changed stuff while I was away?

It’s been a few months… Or so… And I’ve just logged back into wordpress – having had to look up my password first – and discovered that it all looks and acts differently. It’s just taken me ten minutes to … Continue reading

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The sun is shining; I need the vitamin D

There will be plenty of time to blog in the long, dark, cold winter – right now the weather is still good, and we are walking in our free time. Today we walked around the Devil’s Beef Tub, near Moffat … Continue reading

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It’s all in the timing

We made it across two moors – right to left, coast to coast and in alphabetical order. There was a lot more ‘up’ than perhaps I had envisaged… I was under the impression that we would have to climb onto … Continue reading

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It’s just my busy time of year – or one of them

We now have two expeditions finished, and have suddenly realised that our own walking holiday is just around the corner… well not literally, it’s in Devon and we’re in Scotland, but time wise? It’s a bit closer than I realised. … Continue reading

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lacuna

Noun An unfilled space or interval; a gap A missing portion in a book or manuscript How to recap the last three weeks? The weather finally got a bit warmer – apart from last Monday, when we had hailstones the … Continue reading

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good grief it was cold in that tent!

I survived – so did the kids. Handsome even claims to have slept well in the several-degrees-too-cold for my four seasons sleeping bag and three pairs of socks temperatures. It was an experience. I don’t think I’ll repeat it unless … Continue reading

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planning

This summer Handsome and I are going for another long walk, this time across two moors in Devon (Dartmoor and Exmoor). We’ve almost finalised it, we’re just waiting for the last bits of the itinerary to be confirmed – hopefully … Continue reading

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