Monthly Archives: July 2014

Blencathra – A Mountain Worth Fighting For

The day started at Scales, a hamlet on the A66 between Penrith and Keswick. Our route was to take us to the summit of Blencathra via Sharp Edge. This popular route involves a trek up a valley till you meet … Continue reading

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Arkansas – The Kindest State

Very briefly.  I wrote recently about Arkansas the “Natural State” and, in my haste, forgot to mention the people of Arkansas, the Arkansans. The USA is world famous as the land of service.  The Americans make it an art form, … Continue reading

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