What a Difference a Landlord (or Landlady) makes

Under Harry Redknapp Portsmouth football team reached heights beyond the levels that anyone would have thought possible, given the comparatively star free squad that he had to work with. Astute poaching by Spurs meant that Harry was on his bike, leaving his club in the charge of Tony Adams, one time Arsenal and England captain. […]

Skiing in the Lake District

My legs are aching today because yesterday I went skiing. Not on a dry ski slope or at an indoor venue, but real skiing on real snow. The venue was Swinhope Moor, just outside the North East boundary of Cumbria off the A687 Alston to Barnard Castle road. We took the direct route via Brough […]

Climbing in and Swan Inn

March 31, 2008 With the clocks having gone forward, we were hoping to climb outside after work yesterday, but a combination of a late start, and unpromising weather pushed us once again to the lakeland climbing centre at Kendal. Having given up on our regular winter after climbing pub of the Anglers Arms at Haverthwaite, […]