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Campervan

I’ve Bought a Campervan!

I’ve been toying with the idea of buying myself a campervan for about 3 or 4 years, but never had the funds to buy or build something that I thought

Long Distance Paths

Cross Borders Drove Road – Day 5

16th June 2021: Selkirk to Hawick – 14 miles I escaped in to the murk and mizzle at exactly 7am – unlike the plucky soldiers and airmen who escaped from

Long Distance Paths

Cross Borders Drove Road – Day 4

15th June 2021: Innerleithen to Selkirk – 14 miles Day 4 has just snatched the ‘best day of the walk’ title from day 2! Glorious paths, only 1/2 a mile

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Cross Borders Drove Road – Day 3

14th June 2021: Peebles to Innerleithen – 11 miles I found the bed a bit lumpy last night and the pillows were hard enough that I have a sore ear

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Cross Borders Drove Road – Day 2

13th June 2021: West Linton to Peebles – 14 miles Well that was one helluva good day’s walking! It’s the best day’s walking I can remember for a long time.

Long Distance Paths

Cross Borders Drove Road – Day 1

12th June 2021: Little Vantage to West Linton – 10 miles I’ve been trying to walk this path for 2 years – in 2019 I had to cancel all my

Long Distance Paths

Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 4

24th May 2021: Reeth to Richmond – 12 miles Well that was another interesting day, something of a roller-coaster (geographically rather than emotionally thankfully today). At the start of this

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 3

23rd May 2021: West Burton to Reeth – 14 miles Well that was an interesting day, something of a roller-coaster (emotionally rather than geographically).   I had an excellent meal in

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 2

22nd May 2021: Kettlewell to West Burton – 12 miles My delayed start to this walk seems to have paid dividends, as I only had a couple of stomach cramps

Long Distance Paths

Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 1

21st May 2021: Settle to Kettlewell – 15 miles I was supposed to be walking today, but rather than writing this in my B&B in Grassington after a long day’s

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 7

Updated April 2021 Working with the Mobile Version You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 6: Importing and Exporting Data Part 7, the final part of

Long Distance Paths

Injury Frustrations

This is one of those posts that’s mainly for me, a stake in the ground for my future reference, something to record my current state of mind and body –

Gear

Memory Map v6.4.1 Release Notes

My blog seems to have been dominated by Memory Map (MM) posts over the last few weeks and for any users of this digital mapping app, that should be taken

Long Distance Paths

Cross-Dales Trails

Last year was a disaster. The death of 75,000 Britons, in any context is a disaster. We aren’t out the other side of this yet of course, but 2021 looks

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 6

Updated January 2021 Importing and Exporting You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 5: Printing Part 6 of this parallel user’s guide covers the importing and

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 5

Updated January 2021 Printing You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 4 – Working with Routes, Tracks, Marks & Overlays Part 5 of this parallel user’s

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 4

Updated January 2021 Working with Routes, Tracks, Marks & Overlays You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 3 – The Icon Ribbon Part 4 of this

Gear

Memory Map User Guide Pt. 3

Updated January 2021 The Icon Ribbon You can find the previous part of this guide here: Part 2 – Getting Started Part 3 of this parallel user’s guide covers the