22/05/20

When all this is over!

Joanne and I were talking the other day of the things we were missing doing whilst we’re in lockdown and everything closed but also of things that we hadn’t done for a while here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.…

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16/05/20

What3words

I’m not all sure how many people have heard about What3words but thought I could shed a little light and hope you might think about putting the ‘app’ on your smart phones. For me walking the hills what3words is just another backup…

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02/05/20

Poem written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara

To start the month of May thought perhaps we could ponder a little more on our situation but also remember what has happened before. Came across this poem written in 1869, which was reprinted during the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1919, and written by Kathleen O’Mara.…

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29/03/20

Sunday 29th March 2020 in the Yorkshire Dales

I know you’ve probably heard it said before but, yes, what strange times we’re living in although looking from the house on Lower Back Nook in West Burton you would really not think anything different was going on in the world.…

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08/03/20

Back in spasm so no walking!

Just over a month ago a very silly thing happened, I was bending down to pick up the vacuum cleaner and ping my back goes into spasm, didn’t even reach the thing in question! Anyone who has experienced this, and I think I’m one of many, will understand the excruciating pain and total immobility, for a while at least!…

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18/02/20

The Fabulous annual Swaledale Festival! 23 May until 6 June 2020

The fabulous Swaledale Festival will be held this year from 23 May until 6 June.  A truly fantastic and varied programme of music, arts and walking all held in a variety of places and venues in Swaledale and Wensleydale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.…

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