Monthly Archives: October 2018

Land of the long White Cloud.

During my visit to New Zealand I had the opportunity to go to Cape Reinga at the very tip of North Island. After spending a few days in Auckland I was looking forward to a scenic drive up to Paihia … Continue reading

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A Ramble at Ribchester

We started this weeks walk from the village of Ribchester. The village was the site of the Roman Fort of Bremetennacum which originates from AD79 when it guarded the major river crossing of the Ribble on the road north from … Continue reading

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Over Old Cote Moor.

On Sunday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club and our destination was Kettlewell in Wharfedale. Storm Callum which had battered the west coast over the past couple of days had almost passed by but it was still raining and … Continue reading

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Walking the Wyre Way.

Yesterday I was out with three of my friends walking a short distance along the Wyre Way in Lancashire. We call ourselves the 300 club because at the moment our combined ages add up to 300. But that does not … Continue reading

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Fungi at Formby.

On Saturday I went for a walk in the pinewoods at Formby. The event was organised by the National trust and we were guided by Dave who is an expert on Fungi. During our safari we spotted 61 different species. … Continue reading

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An adrenaline rush in the Shotover Jet.

It is a few years now since I visited New Zealand and we spent a few days in Queenstown which is sometimes referred to as the ‘Adventure Capital of the world. There were lots of choices but I chose a … Continue reading

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