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Westmorland Way, beside Ullswater

Looking ahead into 2019

I wrote a similar post to this one, in March last year, setting out my plans for the coming year (see here) and I didn’t do too badly in the

Southern Upland Way 2015

I spent last weekend deciding upon my long distance path for 2015! It was significantly easier than the planning I’ve had to in recent years, simply because I’m returning to the

Southern Upland Way 2013

The Decision Originally written: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 I think it probably took me longer to decide on this year’s long distance path, than it has taken me in any


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

Kit for Southern Upland Way
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I’m packing! I tried, but I just couldn’t hold off any longer. You can click on the image to get a full sized version! There’s an OS Explorer map on

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Come on….. come on!

I’ve been feeling the tension build this week. On Saturday I leave for Portpatrick and the start of the Southern Upland Way, with my first day’s walking being on Sunday

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No Walking! …Another Update

There are two previous posts that provide background to this one: No Walking! No Walking! …Update I felt really quite depressed after the last update. I felt that the eight

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No Walking! …Update

If you haven’t already, then it’s probably worth you reading the original posting, which covers the background information to this post. You can find it here: No Walking! I’ve allowed

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The Foot Dilemma

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been suffering with an injured foot for the past several weeks. I somehow managed to damage a tendon in my left foot

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No Walking!

It’s been a bit quiet around here recently and that’s because this is a walking journal and I’ve not been doing any walking! For several weeks now I’ve had a

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Long Distance Path 2013 Decision

By this time, I’ve normally decided which long distance path I’m going to walk next year, but it’s taken me much longer this year. With barely three weeks remaining of