Skiddaw mist

Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

Checking the map, walking to the Lake District summit of "Skiddaw" (931m) via the bridleway from Keswick looked like a fairly straightforward undertaking. My husband was booked on a mountain bike guiding course in the area and we'd decided to make the most of a couple of days away. Having lost my normal partner in crime, … Continue reading Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

Loch Alsh

Recovering from a mountain bike accident

It's been a strange old summer... On the one hand, it's been perfect weather to be outdoors - honestly!  Loads of people have talked about the rubbish weather this summer, but wherever I've been (since around the end of May) it's been sunny and warm with only the odd day of cooler wet conditions.  I've also … Continue reading Recovering from a mountain bike accident