Drizzle and Moon Shadows ~ the Dark Walks/2

Notes from the Dark Walks/2: A journey into Langstrath Valley to spend sunset and sunrise with the Birch… Read More

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Back from the Light Walk

Seven days in the fells, simply, walking. No roof but the sky, air always fresh, bodies engaged,  minds on the simple task of putting one foot in front of the other and the gentle but necessary concentration that comes with that – walking on uneven paths with a  heavy load requires a focused mind. When… Read More

the Light Walk

Seven Trees Seven Days, embracing the Summer Solstice More than eighty miles walking The Lake District’s highest fells Camping under the sky’s short nights That’s it. We’re committed. Our bags are packed and our route is planned. Tomorrow we begin to walk from the Little Asby Hawthorn, the easternmost of the seven trees, and steadily tread… Read More

Public Walk #1: the Under Helm Sycamore

The weather was in our favour.  We set off in a light drizzle, which you might think is a bad thing, but it felt very welcome after the searing heat of the last two weeks. Clouds were teasing the tops of the fells all around us, concealing, revealing, and adding a drama to a landscape coming… Read More