“We just need some cloud,” he declared petulantly, looking forlornly at the iridescent blue sky overhead. There was none to … Continue reading A cathedral in the hills
“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