Blog on Loughrigg

Blog on Loughrigg

Can it really have been ten years? I count the steps. I am climbing Loughrigg, near Grasmere, an easy enough task – I think – to check out my muscles and lungs, to get back onto the hill, to re-ignite the flame of a lost love. I can’t remember the last...
Climbing Honister

Climbing Honister

On stage 2 of the ‘Tour of Britain’ riders battled gale force winds, torrential rain, and hailstones. The conditions brought down many of the Tour’s top riders, on the 116 mile race from Carlisle to Kendal. Sir Bradley Wiggins was lucky to emerge unscathed...
Crinkle Crags

Crinkle Crags

It’s 6am; I rise to a new day. Outside my window, a curtain of darkness hides the land. Lake Windermere is asleep under a ghostly blanket of ethereal mist, faintly illuminated by waxen light from a clear moon in a star-studded sky. I watch as the sun’s auroral...