Archive for July, 2012


July 20th, 2012 Comments off

Today we spent a few hours wandering around the Elterwater area. At the end, we headed for the lovely Chesters By The River cafe, and I rewarded myself with salmon and pea frittata, which was lush 😀

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Ambleside Amble

July 19th, 2012 Comments off

More hiking yesterday. A quick 13km round trip to Ambleside. Nice. Snapped this tree with the little secondhand Panasonic LX3 I bought specially for hiking. Turned out quite well, I thought.

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Wandering in the Woods

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

Today, just a quick wander in Grizedale Forest. Here are two of my walking companions, Andre (foreground) and James (background.)

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Out for a Wander

July 16th, 2012 Comments off

No running this week so far, but I made up for it with a 14-kilometre wander around the Crinke Crags. Hard work, but worth it for the views 😀

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July 11th, 2012 Comments off

Tuesday: just a simple 4K along the towpath. At some point the towpath will stop having huge puddles, but I’m not holding my breath.

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July 8th, 2012 Comments off

Well, that was a nice Sunday morning jog. Out the door at a quarter past eight, up Bridge Valley Road and around a bit of the Downs, then back home via the shops to buy ingredients for a brekkie of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on a bagel. As ways to start you day go, […]

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July 6th, 2012 Comments off

Bah. Just as I was crowing about how I’m getting better at getting back into running after a break, guess what happens? I get ill. A decent dose of Man Flu this time, with some gastric involvement thrown in for good measure. I won’t draw a picture. Suffice it to say that running much further […]

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