“It’ll be a bit tight,” he said, his forefinger and thumb thoughtfully playing with the micro goatee nestling in yesterday’s … Continue reading A Kielder Day
“Are you wearing sun cream?” A short stout gentleman with a round red face under a securely tethered Tilley hat … Continue reading Whiteside and Whiteless Pike
“Flippin’ ‘eck,” exclaimed Helen quietly, “it’s like watching a rat up a drainpipe.” She and I had watched Linda move … Continue reading The Weardale Way – Stanhope to Frosterley
“I’d never buy a Harley,” the biker declared emphatically I was surprised at his reaction. “Why’s that then?” I asked. … Continue reading The North Tyne Trail – Yarrowmoor to Lane Head
“You’ve chosen the worst way to come up,” A colourfully clad descender greeted us on Birkett Edge. I was nonplussed. … Continue reading Skiddaw – a mountain for all seasons?
“This isn’t a conversation I would expect ladies of your age to be having.” The words floated neatly over our … Continue reading The North Tyne Trail – Matthew’s Linn to Yarrowmoor
“That’s a big lens,” I commented to the gentleman who was cradling his camera by the waterside, “How long is … Continue reading The North Tyne Trail – Deadwater to Matthew’s Linn