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Ramblers #BigPathwatch

I’ve just spent the morning walking some of the local footpaths around my home. This is not an unusual activity, I do a lot of walking close to home, but

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Testing the WordPress App

I’ve had loads of problems with the WordPress app on Android recently. Hopefully this latest update will fix it. A couple of photos from the weekend. I have to have

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Lakeland Fells Map

Buy Me:  £3 This topology map of the Lake District fells came around after a chance conversation with my walking friend Matthew King. He was creating a bespoke map of the

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The continuing saga of my knees

I’ve not mentioned my knees for a while, so I thought it was about time to address that. As previous posts and some tweets will have explained I’ve been suffering

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A Knee Update

It looks like I finished walking the Pennine Way just in time. It has been heavily mentioned on here already that I was updating the Trailblazer guide book for the

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Trig Point Database

A few weeks ago I created an Excel spreadsheet of all the UK trig points, in order to allow fellow trig point enthusiasts the ability to search for these iconic

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Ordnance Survey Map Wall

A few months ago I decided to dedicate one wall of my office – the big wall – to a map wall. This is the result… Sorry about the stupid

Go Outdoors - Best Independent Walking Blog Award
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Blog Award Nomination

Not quite sure how I’ve managed to qualify for this, but the kind folk over at Go Outdoors have chosen my humble blog as one of the contenders for their

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I'm Back!

Regular readers may have noticed, it’s been very quiet around here recently and for that I must apologise, however, that’s about to change and I should be getting back into

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Happy New Year

The final post of 2012 is dedicated to all the readers of the blog and website. Many thanks for your support and participation this year and indeed over the previous

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Summary of 2012

This post may be precipitous, I may still get another walk in this year, although the weather is doing its best to put me off. However, with that in mind,

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The power of Nature

Up until about 15 years ago traffic entering Winsford (where I live), from Northwich (the nearest large town) had to drive along Jack Lane, a small and windy country lane.

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Lake District Fells Map

Buy Me:  £3 This topology map of the Lake District fells came around after a chance conversation with my walking friend Matthew King. He was creating a bespoke map of the

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Re-Decorating

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be transitioning the site to a new template – all you RSS readers can stop reading now, you’ll not know the difference 🙂

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Potential Disruptions Ahead!

I’m going to be making some updates and mods to the Diary pages this weekend and coming week. There may be some slight disruption to the site, with things like

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“Things to avoid”

Two posts in as many days! Mad isn’t it? I’m in the process of getting fit for 2012 – that means 2 things to me; losing weight and building up

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Website Updates

I’ve been having a play with PHP and mySQL – for the non-techies out there – that’s not some super-dooper new waterproof fabric, it’s website scripting (PHP) and back-end database