Lyme Park, in all of its rugged beauty, captured my attention from the moment I set eyes on it. Course grassland and rocky crags hide interesting architecture from a time gone by, giving way to a house designed to impress and impose. Home to its 600 year old red deer herd, the park rises up from the […]Read More Upstairs
We walked for several hours in the rain yesterday from Strines to Glossop. Everything is soaked and my flat now looks like a laundry with things hanging everywhere to dry, but this sheep provided some entertainment en route!Read More Ping!
Recently I’ve started walking with the Manchester and District (MAD) Walkers, a local 20s and 30s group of The Ramblers. A few weeks ago I set off on a walk with them from Glossop. It was absolutely stunning. Snowy ground with dark gritstone and peat glaring through, giving a dappled landscape. Breath-taking. We climbed the Doctor’s Gate path […]Read More Shelf Moor and Over-exposed Crash Site
Keeping up with the blog has failed completely miserably. I think, now, that I’ll still write the rest of the Canada blog posts, but I’m going to do them in between other things. Today I want to share some photos with you, that I’m very pleased with. My cousin runs a business with birds of […]Read More Laugh, Kookaburra
We stopped at Johnston Canyon and Emerald Lake on the Bow Valley Parkway, en route from Calgary to Canyon Hot SpringsRead More The Bow Valley Parkway