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Chris Grogan
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I've been on a bit of a learning curve recently. Last week I learnt it was ok to take pleasure, pride even, in enjoying things for their own sake AND I learnt it was ok to share that vulnerability. Not just to present a polished version of myself to the wor...
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If something's worth doing it's worth doing badly
'If a thing's worth doing it's worth doing well.' Do you remember that?  It was the mantra of my childhood. A worthy sentiment designed I imagine to urge small children to try our hardest, to do our best and give it our all. But it had a dark side. A hidden...
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A Guest Post from Colin Speakman
A Guest Post from Colin Speakman
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A Guest Post from Colin Speakman
Today we've got a guest blogger.  Colin Speakman, creator of the Dales Way long distance route writes about A Dales High Way. A DALES
HIGH WAY ENJOYS GROWING SUCCESS The popularity of the Dales Way - soon approaching its half
century - has grown to such an ...
A Guest Post from Colin Speakman
A Guest Post from Colin Speakman
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Katie Calling
‘Ooh I’d love a week off’ thought Katie as she hung her wet
coat on the back of her chair. It was months till she was due any leave. Not
having kids she always got last dibs at the holiday rota.   Fancy Spring Bank in the Lake District? 'Sorry Katie that’s ...
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Ten for a Tenner (or less!)
I love the Christmas Gift Guides that fall out of newspapers and magazines at this time of the year but OH - the prices! £150 for this, £200 for that and if anything is even vaquely affordable it's dismissed as a Stocking Filler. Now I love my family and fr...
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Sssssh! Don't Tell Everyone
The Howgill Fells, that huddle of smooth sided hills that
nestle between the grandeur of the Lake District and the beauty of the
Yorkshire Dales, is one of the north’s best kept secrets.  The Howgills They are often
overlooked as a walking destination in fa...
Sssssh! Don't Tell Everyone
Sssssh! Don't Tell Everyone
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Offa's Dyke
Offa's Dyke
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Offa's Dyke
Offa's Dyke was never at the top of my 'To Walk' list but if we are to complete our project of walking the whole of the UK mainland on long distance trails it had to be done. The walk is a 177 mile National Trail crisscrossing the Welsh/English border from ...
Offa's Dyke
Offa's Dyke
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Just Checking
Every so often we go for a walk along A Dales High Way to check that all the signposts and waymarks are still in place. Today was one of those days. A long green track winding its way across the fellside Over the stile and heading for Ingleborough Today's w...
Just Checking
Just Checking
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