Archive for February, 2013

Reading about Wainwright

Posted on February 12th, 2013 by Neil

During the last few weeks I’ve been reading a few books written by, or about, Alfred Wainwright – what a great thing the Library reservation service is! I started with two of his novels: the story of his 1938 ‘Pennine Journey’ (written at the time, but published many years later) and ’Memoirs of a Fellwanderer’. They both gripped […]

Interim Walk – Herriot Way

Posted on February 8th, 2013 by Neil

Despite  now accepting that I ought to be getting some long walks in, at the time of writing, with 10 weeks to go, I simply haven’t managed any. This is still mostly related to my running – part of me is still loathe to risk interrupting the good progress I’m continuing to make there – although family birthdays have […]


Posted on February 8th, 2013 by Neil

The total accommodation cost, based on sticking with Osmotherly YH rather than its ‘family’ replacement, works out at £385.20. Of that, roughly half went in up-front payments; the balance will be paid out on arrival at the various locations. That total includes all but one breakfast, but only one pre-arranged evening meal. Over the 11 […]