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Third time lucky in Austwick…a hidden treat in the Yorkshire Dales

It’s always a struggle to find a campsite that is both pleasant to stay on and allows groups. Usually the group sites are filled with lairy groups of people playing guitar all night and having fires they aren’t meant to. … Continue reading

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Keswick when it drizzles

It’s something I do a lot. The sun comes out, I’ve kept a bank holiday weekend free for ‘spontaneity’, and I mention to Chris that we could go camping. By the time the bank holiday rolls round a fortnight later … Continue reading

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That mountain I almost climbed (also known as ‘The curse of Wasdale Head’)

Is it really nearly three months since I last blogged? Well, back by no demand whatsoever, here I am. I think that means that I’ve broken practically all of my resolutions so far. In my defence it’s because I’ve been … Continue reading

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New years resolutions in full swing? Hmm…

Well at the risk of being uninventive, it makes sense to me to kickstart the year and the first blog in months with a piece about the New Year. I started 2014 with pretty much the same ideas I have … Continue reading

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Summing up Saumur

We spent the last week of June in the Loire Valley, France, in a city (but felt more like a town) called Saumur. I’ve not seen a massive amount of France, which I guess is quite strange for someone living … Continue reading

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