February 2014

Three peaks in the Brecon Beacons: Corn Du, Pen-y-Fan and Cribyn

February 23, 2014
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Date walked: 4th January 2014 Distance: around 8.5 miles Map required: Ordnanace Survey  OL12 – Brecon Beacons National Park, Western Area. I get all my maps from Dash4it. They are well discounted, and delivery is free and fast. Nearest shops/toilets at Pontsticill ******************** The forecast suggested that this was going to be a blue sky day […]

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“Walking Home” by Simon Armitage – an account of walking the Pennine Way

February 9, 2014
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Published: 2012 by  Faber and Faber Hardback and paperback editions Paperback cover price: £8.99 In June 1980 ,sandwiched in my photograph album between a bicycle ride by the Thames with friends from Hackney Community Housing and my dancing at the Pontadawe Folk Festival with the  Angel Morris Men,  I spent several days walking on the Pennine […]

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