Published 29 July 2015

A short but fantastic jaunt up a fell that looks over Keswick.

What happened in the Lakes, may not necessarily stay in the Lakes

Published 26 July 2015

Good weather, good views. The Lakes rarely disappoint.

London LOOP Stage 4: Hayes to Coulsdon

Published 22 July 2015

The bluebells are out and lining the woodland floors, on a day that included a Happy Valley and some Downs.

Stuck in the clouds

Published 19 July 2015

Was it foggy for my recently finished holiday in the Lakes? How should I know? I can’t predict the future.

London LOOP Stage 3: Petts Wood to Hayes

Published 15 July 2015

With woods, parkland and even several square miles dedicated to farming, the LOOP shows off the quieter side of Greater London in style.

A boat on the Thames at Reading

Published 12 July 2015

Note to self: go and finish the Thames Path.

London LOOP Stage 2: Slade Green to Petts Wood

Published 8 July 2015

After an inauspicious start, the LOOP really gets going on its journey through attractive woodlands, past old manor houses and through Sidcup of all places.

Crossing the Stile

Published 5 July 2015

An early digital snap out on the South Downs.

London LOOP Stage 1: Erith to Slade Green

Published 1 July 2015

Setting forth on the London Outer Orbital Path by accident.

A fell-top picnic

Published 28 June 2015

Introducing a small child to the fun of eating lunch whilst being battered by the wind.

Photographing and sharing: 10 years of using flickr

Published 24 June 2015

It’s been ten years since I purchased a digital camera, and uploaded the results online.

Users of this field do so at their own risk

Published 21 June 2015


The easiest cheese sandwich for the long distance walker

Published 17 June 2015

Ditch the pre-made plastic triangles sandwiches, and over-cooled shrinkrapped rolls, and make your own tasty lunch!

Huts on the hillside

Published 14 June 2015

Shimmering in the sun; a delightful view from the Queyras Alps in France.

Pennine Way Stage 8: Malham to Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Published 10 June 2015

When you start the day with Malham Cove, you may think things could only get worse. You’d be wrong.

Sights seen whilst out walking #354671: Elmo driving a JCB

Published 7 June 2015

And if that’s not a scary thought, I don’t know what is.

Pennine Way Stage 7: Gargrave to Malham

Published 3 June 2015

Heavy rain and a dead sheep. Perhaps not the best way to start walking the Pennine Way.

Smargill Viaduct

Published 31 May 2015

Much of what we believe as a nation makes beautiful countryside has actually been guided by human hand.

Pennine Way Stage 6: Earby to Gargrave

Published 27 May 2015

Grassy fields, canals and farmland? Is this really the Pennine Way?

Pub Food

Published 24 May 2015

Just what you want to see when its lunchtime and you’re out walking.