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Wet, wild and walling.

  Storm Brian (who makes this up?!?) and my DSWA ‘Introduction to Dry Stone Walling’ course coincided this weekend.  The two day course was held on a fell adjacent to Saddleworth Moor.  What an informative, fun and satisfying two days … Continue reading

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‘bent over the Pennines 5th and Final Day : Holmfirth to Ilam – 60 miles

Life has rather got in the way of blogging, so the conclusion of my tour notes has been somewhat delayed. For this, dear reader, I apologise. However the distractions have all been good ones! When I left off I had … Continue reading

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Misleading Statistics are at an all time high…

OK, the headline actually read ‘UK house prices hit a record [high] level’ but it may as well have said the above.  All very London centric I would suggest, as would the Land Registry data for Lancashire which is shown … Continue reading

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Nathan Scott Weston – welcome to our world!

When you are ten days old, many of the things you do will still be ‘firsts’.  Today we went for a walk in the delightful Hodder Valley with a stop in the Hark to Bounty Public House in Slaidburn, his … Continue reading

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Learning to ride again

Having proven I could ride my high racer well enough to cover 27 miles last weekend, this weekend I set off on a long planned mini-tour.  Mrs W and I had planned to do this together, and one day next … Continue reading

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