The Heat Wave of 2018

The Heat Wave of 2018

I’ve not known a summer like this since I’ve lived here… so that’s almost 20 years in case anyone is counting!  The weather is warm (sometimes hot) and very dry.  The hose pipe bans have started and there are fires on the moorland – and on Bidston Hill too.  It’s been...
I would walk 500 miles…. Or maybe 21…

I would walk 500 miles…. Or maybe 21…

This weekend we participated in a 21 mile challenge walk called the Silverdale Circuit in Cumbria/Lancashire.  It was neat to explore a new area of the country and some of the views from the paths we were on were beautiful.  The weather was also very kind to us,...
I like Ludlow

I like Ludlow

Our second camping trip of the year was to Ludlow in Shropshire and I have to say I was quite enamoured by the place… For me, it is quintessentially English.  The town is very pretty with lots of character in the buildings and streets… The surrounding...
Bank holiday weekend bests and favourites

Bank holiday weekend bests and favourites

We enjoyed our late may bank holiday weekend mostly spent pretty quietly at home. Here is a short list of the bests and favourites of the weekend with a least favourite, disappointment thrown in for good measure… 😉 Favourite walk: On Monday morning at Bidston Hill....
Bank holiday weekend bests and favourites

Bank holiday weekend bests and favourites

We enjoyed our late may bank holiday weekend mostly spent pretty quietly at home. Here is a short list of the bests and favourites of the weekend with a least favourite, disappointment thrown in for good measure… 😉 Favourite walk: On Monday morning at Bidston Hill....