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Weekly Photo Challenge - Reward

The greatest reward for a hiker, I guess, is reaching the goal. Finishing the trail, arriving at the peak after you sweated blood for hours. 470 more words


The sea!

27th February Eskdale to Ravenglass 8.5 miles

After a quick march down the Esk valley and through the grounds of Muncaster Castle, I reached the top of a hill, and all of a sudden, there was the sea. 536 more words


Beware the Halls of Residence at Denton Holmes!

My time at University of Cumbria was not wasteful but I could have made better choices. I’m not regretting my experience as it has helped me to make less mistakes in the future if I ever decide to go back into education which is not anytime soon. 596 more words


Kirkhead Tower

Kents Bank: 8th February 2015

I took a short walk up the hill from the hotel in Kents Bank, where we were staying, to see if I could get a good view of Morecambe Bay and the Kent Estuary. 226 more words


Young Cumbrian Artist 2014 - Liam Collins

This week I met up with the 2014 winner of the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year Award, Liam Collins. I’ve known Liam for over a year and have admired his work, however never asked in detail about his inspiration and techniques when it comes to creating his bodies of work. 659 more words

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The end is in sight 

26th February Coniston to Eskdale 12 miles

What a day. A superb walk. The most ascending of any day so far. I have enjoyed the hilly days the most. 453 more words


Underground radioactive waste disposal comes closer

Plans to make it easier to dispose of radioactive waste underground took another step forward yesterday afternoon (25th February 2015). 1,661 more words