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The Great Moorland Conflict.

A week or two ago I took my Explorer Scouts on a walk up Win Hill and Lose Hill. A great walk if you fancy it, taking in Mam Tor as well. The hills get their name from a battle which … Continue reading

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Spring Snow

I wanted to share a poem I wrote for the Spring Equinox last year and shared then at Walk The Wheel.  I was going to say something apt about how different it is this year, how our winter hasn’t been so … Continue reading

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The vagaries of the weather.

Today I was struck by how incredible the changes of the season are. I’ve always been moved by these times, I am a spring and autumn person more than a summer or winter person. I find the inexplicable changes of … Continue reading

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January Small Stones #2

8/1/14 A Pint, after revelations to re-fuse our disconnected electrodes. 9/1/14 A silver snake, slithering down through complex Moorland patchworks; Brown Bracken, yellow Grass. Black Cows standing on mounds, proud like the bare trees beside them. Deep fog rolling off … Continue reading

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Endurance; a response.

Reading a post by my wife about Endurance I was moved to make a comment, which in turn became more of a post.  For those who are interested please read my wife’s blog post and find my response below: Sometimes … Continue reading

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