Archives for January 2009

Back To The Wall and Set In Stone

After a month spent drinking beer and eating too much I returned to Kendal climbing wall for the usual Tuesday night session. It was packed and finding a line to climb on wasn’t easy so we warmed up on the easy sections. I usually try not to tire myself out straight way and climb progressively […]

Middlesborough v Barrow AFC 3rd Round FA Cup

On Saturday I delivered my Christmas present to my 14 year old football mad nephew – a trip to the Riverside to watch Barrow AFC take on Gareth Southgate’s Premiership strugglers Middlesborough in the 3rd round of the FA Cup. Along with 6,998 others we left Cumbria and in our case travelled by coach to […]

Gummers Howe Walk

Gummers Howe is a hill which overlooks the southern end of Lake Windermere and provides a popular short walk with great views of the lake itself, the Langdales, the Coniston fells and the fells above Ambleside including the Fairfield Horseshoe. If the weather is kind you might also see the Howgills and Ingleborough. The route […]