WEEKLY BLOG EPISODE 65 | THE WEATHER IS VERY CONFUSED

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As I sit and write my weekly blog this afternoon, at my dining table looking at the garden through the dining room window, the weather really cannot decide whether it wants to be Spring or Winter. I mean, one minute … Continued

THE WEEKLY BLOG EPISODE 05 | A WEEK IN TENERIFE

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I am very fortunate to be writing this week’s weekly blog on my last morning in Tenerife. It’s Saturday morning and we fly home later this afternoon, and I don’t mind saying that I’d be happy to stay here at … Continued

WATERPROOFING MYSELF FOR HIKING

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Recently I seem to be in the habit of choosing the wettest of wet days to go hiking. And camping. I mean, this year alone I’ve done Kinder, Lancashire, and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in absolutely terrible rain. A lot … Continued

A Picnic in my Kitchen: Not Doing the Lyke Wake Walk

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I have had picnics in the rain before. I am a member of that family who would sit on the beach in our raincoats eating jam sandwiches and blue and white striped crisps, determined to enjoy our day by the … Continued