Tag: Walking

No longer a glamping virgin!

      What better way to spend a couple of freezing cold January nights than in a glamping pod up in The Lakes… Hayley and I were glamping pod virgins before our visit to The Quiet Site but the experience did not disappoint, in fact we can’t wait to go back! We arrived early

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Our Railway Children Walk

“Daddy, my daddy!” If you’ve seen The Railway Children then those words are likely to have you sobbing your heart out and if they don’t then you’re probably dead in side. I’ve definitely watched the film more times as an adults and certainly appreciate it more now too. My sons Grandparents live in Oakworth and

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Packing list for Yorkshire Three Peaks

Christopher, my 13 year old son, decided that he wanted to take on the challenge of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. I think the only reason he decided this is because he saw the bag of snacks my Mum and I had for our walk in the Peak District and he wanted jelly Babies. I have

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Another challenge done…

    Today I woke my teenage son up at 5 am and managed to get him out of the house before 6.30 am. There was no monetary bribes involved, I didn’t offer to buy him some fake money on GTA so he can use it to buy fake, cars and fake houses… My teenager

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Top Withens – Brontรซ Country

Today we walked along a pathway that was often visited by the Brontรซ sisters well over 100 years ago. The moors over Haworth were where inspiration was drawn for the many poems and stories written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne. We took the public footpath from Moorside Lane which lead us through wild fields of

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Prince of Wales Park

Alongside some garages near our house there is a public footpath which leads you up on to Gilstead Moor. We first discovered this trail when we moved here nearly two years ago. It’s a short walk to a beautiful view of Bingley and beyond. You can see all across the top of St.Ives and all

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The Peak District!

    This weekend my Mum and I headed off down to the Peak District with the Veteran Boot Breakers to take on a 15 mile walk across the district of peaks, taking in Kinder Scout, Winnats Pass and Mam Tor. This was my first time visiting the Peak District and the drive down there

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My biggest goal

    My biggest goal is to become self employed, my own boss, own rules. Writing my way through life. My blog and my books are my source of income and a bloody good income too. That is my 5 – 10 year goal. It’s definitely achievable, it’s just going to be bloody hard work

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My hobbies

I have lots of hobbies, I like singing, reading, writing, walking. I would describe myself as a creative. I always have a thousand ideas whizzing around my head at any given time. I find writing is an excellent way to convey these ideas so they aren’t clogging my head up every day. It’s very distracting

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Some walking, a steam train and the 1940’s

Some people are filled with dread when they hear the words “The in-laws are coming to stay” For me it’s the complete opposite. I adore Chris’ Mum. She is wonderful, we get on, we have a laugh and I really enjoy her company. So on the rare occasion that we do get to spend time

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