We Walked 1114 Miles in 2022.

Coastal Path in North Yorkshire For a few years, I’ve subscribed to Country Walking magazine, which features articles, photos, and detailed maps of real interest to those who walk in the UK. Each year they run a challenge ‘Walk 1,000 Miles’. We’ve participated for 2 years now. In 2022 we completed 1,114.8 miles. Valerie’s 70 …

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#ScenicSaturday 19/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started with my first DSLR camera, bought a few years back. I share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.This one depicts Gordale Beck, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, as it flows toward the picturesque village of Malham …

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#ScenicSaturday 05/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started when I bought my first DSLR camera a few years back. I like to share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.This one, from 2021, was taken on the approach to Hardraw Force, a spectacular waterfall in the …

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#ScenicSaturday 03/Sep/22

Yorkshire Dales This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. I have digital images going back to the time I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share these.This image is from the Yorkshire Dales and was taken in 2009. One of the Three Peaks …

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#ScenicSaturday 09/July/22

Staithes Harbour, North Yorkshire Coast. Safe behind the ancient barrier of stone, small boats rest on coastal mud in Staithes harbour on the North Yorkshire coast. But, as sea level rises over coming years, will they be forever safe? Will increased water volume break and overwhelm such old defensive walls? Perhaps, if we act right …

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#ScenicSaturday 02/July/22

Dry Stone Walls in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. How many hands, over how many years, built such walls? Gravity and skill alone hold those stones together and keep them standing in line. Gathered by hand from fields they surround and define, they keep in sheep and keep out those who do not belong. Centuries …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 22/Apr/22

It is possible for humanity live in the landscape without ruining it with high-rise buildings, ugly warehouses, and industrial monstrosities. But, of course, that would require us to stop breeding like rabbits, reduce our overburdening numbers, and live with nature instead of trying to either overrule or actively destroy it.This shot is of the charming …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 18/Apr/22

This spot is a favourite of my lovely wife, Valerie, whose birthday is today. Don’t worry, this post was scheduled so I could spend the whole day with her and treat her.The place depicted is called ‘Janet’s Foss’, and nestles in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, not far from Malham. It’s a popular spot that …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 19/Feb/22

Strolling at day’s end from Janet’s Foss back to the hotel at Malham, we watched the sun slowly sink to leave a lovely winter evening sky. Just the two of us on the path at this stage in the day. Our earlier walk along the River Ribble from Settle to Stainforth had refreshed memories of …

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#PictureOfTheDay: 31/Jan/22

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#PictureOfTheDay: 30/Dec/21

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#PictureOfTheDay: 28/Dec/21

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#PictureOfTheDay: 26/Dec/21

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#PictureOfTheDay: 16/Dec/21

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Celebrating 1000+ Miles Walked

January 2021 On 1st January this year, my wife, Valerie, and I joined a challenge set by Country Walking Magazine to walk 1,000 miles in 2021. Most of our walks have been in the Forest of Dean starting from our front door. Just occasionally we’ve been able to venture further afield, visiting the Isle of …

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