Category: Walk

Wales day four – just ambling about

After our intended task for the week – going up Snowdon – today was always going to be something of a ‘make it up as you go along’ day. And so it turned out to be. We didn’t set alarms for the morning, agreeing that we would probably need a bit of a lie in. […]

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Day two in Snowdonia – Portmeirion

The Met Office promised some sun in the morning, turning to showers all afternoon. They pretty much got it wrong, as we had sunshine (it was cold and sometimes blustery, but who cares when the sun’s shining?) and, looking out of the cottage window, it’s still blazing down. And it’s 7pm. To be fair to […]

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Day one in Snowdonia

The only problem with Wales is how far away it is from where I live. I’m not one for enjoying four hours of driving but, thankfully, the trip across the Pennines and then down to North Wales was relatively stress free; we only encountered a couple of drivers who warranted the title of “fuckhead” (a […]

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Preparations are underway…

I love North Wales – the scenery is just so epic. So I am really looking forward to a week in the mountainous area of Snowdonia next week with three friends. There will be some walking, some picture taking (probably quite a lot of that actually) and, I’m sure, some wine drinking on the evenings. […]

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Lovely day for a ramble

I have three days off work and the weather is stupendous so, naturally, my mind turns to getting out and about in the fresh air. With two equally enthusiastic friends, we head off for another one of our ‘wanders around Welton’. I had nothing planned but, by now, we’re getting to know the area and […]

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