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About westonfront

Random thoughts on life and the world from the perpective of a God-fearing, outdoor-loving, technically minded, drum-thumping neo-Lancastrian.

A Pennine Journey – Part 1

I have been fortunate to have walked all of England and Scotland’s National Trails, bar one, and thus I’m always keen on a fresh idea for a long distance walk. Pouring over a new OS map last year something caught … Continue reading

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Bedraggled in Bowland – A micro-adventure

A lot seems to have happened since my last micro-adventure, which was now almost two years ago. Mrs W and Junior were to be at a weekend conference in Derbyshire, so my appetite was wetted (and by the end of … Continue reading

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Planning for 2017

Mrs W is out at a Christmas party and Junior is now fast asleep, so I have some time to start looking into the proposed cycle tour for 2017.  The brief I set myself was to find a route which … Continue reading

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Buckden Pike

Many people reserve their blog postings for epic tales of ‘daring do’ involving vertiginous climbs and wild camping in the wilderness. However with a 2 ½ year old in tow an amble in the Yorkshire Dales seems just as note-worthy. … Continue reading

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Gear issues – Ortlieb panniers

Originally posted on The Bicycle Pedlar:
? Ortlieb panniers, Ortlieb handlebar bag, Ortlieb trunk bag… When we started this bike shop, we wanted to sell the waterproof and durable Ortlieb gear. We were like just about every other cycle tourist from every…

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Summit Selfie

A boys afternoon out climbing Pendle from the East side, traversing the length and then dropping down into Barley for a beer whilst we waited for our lift home with Mrs W. Junior also loved sitting on the trig point, carrying … Continue reading

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Great Weston Railway

Recent investment in new infrastructure.

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Self-employed on two wheels

It has been a busy few months, with other activities taking president over blogging, and little cycling to report because of the ceaseless rain. One thing this gestation period has yielded is a subtle change to my employment. Now whilst … Continue reading

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Rocket Science – Lesson One

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10,000 Reasons

Our church set us a challenge.  Based on the lyrics of the popular Matt Redman song “10,000 Reasons” can we collectively (the whole congregation) list 10,000 reasons why we are grateful to God.  To get us started the Sunday School … Continue reading

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