Category Archives: UK

Snowdon

“We must be nearly there” I said with a chuckle as I switched the windscreen wipers up a notch to cope with the harder rain. The view across the lake and down the valley was momentarily blurred. Still smiling on … Continue reading

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Hills count double

There was heavy breathing all around. No more than a quarter of the way up the Rangers path of Snowdon I joined in to a conversation with a fellow runner explaining the charities he was raising funds for. It definitely … Continue reading

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3000 miles: The Fox

In truth, I’d been wanting to test the waters with a running distance longer than a marathon for some time. So when a race was launched that started and finished in my home town, I felt it was a sign.  … Continue reading

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Budget travel

So many people are put off travelling because they think they can’t afford it.  I had a chat with my travel-wise friend to get some tips on lower budget travel. When you’re currently half way through a 4 month jaunt … Continue reading

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A road trip to Wales

“Have you seen the weather forecast?  Are you still going?”  I had several messages of this ilk, to which I replied “yes, of course”. Although we love to talk about the weather in the UK, and more often than not … Continue reading

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London in Summer

London, and the UK in general, changes from a grey monochrome to vibrant technicolour when the sun comes out.  And if the temperature goes up with it, as it does for a couple of weeks a year (we call this … Continue reading

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Holidaying close to home

Less than an hour’s drive from home, I spent a glorious weekend at West Dean College.  The college is part of the Edward James Foundation, situated in the village of West Dean on the outskirts of Chichester. Following a stress … Continue reading

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