January 4, 2020
Twelvetide 19:11 Annapurna Sanctury
In this penultimate blog in the series, I’ve picked something to represent my journey back to health relayed in a […]
June 24, 2017
Navigation by fell runner …
Its been over fifty years since I did my first mountain navigation training in the Lledr Valley. There were about […]
July 30, 2016
Coincidence of destination
We are being rather inundated by memories of England winning the 1966 World Cup with the 50th anniversary falling yesterday. […]
July 17, 2016
Habitual change
I went for a walk today, catching the five o’clock early eventing train from Bedwyn to Kintbury and then walking […]
January 16, 2016
Necessary risk
I’ve had a good week at Bangor University working on the initial programme for CfAC, interviewing for staff and generally […]
September 12, 2015
Of mountains and miners
Since regaining fitness I’ve kept a pretty rigid discipline of exercise, either with the bike when I am at home […]
October 25, 2014
Never mind tomorrow, it was wild …
O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow's wind, if it be wild, Should waste […]
October 22, 2014
Guided hike across the Glyders
As Dave mentioned in his blog post about Small Countries, there will be a guided hike across the Glyders on […]
September 17, 2014
The last 3000er
Up to North Wales today for a series of meetings on SenseMaker® development and the start of an exciting new […]
July 26, 2014
A return to the coastal path
My original plan for this three week tour had been to manage two days of exercise in Sydney.  I had […]
July 12, 2014
[email protected]:14 Goldcliff - Cardiff
Section 13 and 14 of what will end up as about 75 stages were always going to be the most […]
June 30, 2014
A form of meditation
Today was one of my few days at home which meant a chance to catch up on post and email. […]
June 28, 2014
[email protected]:13 Chepstow - Goldcliff
Since completing Offa's Dyke Path over twelve days back in March I have somewhat neglected my walk around Wales.  I […]
June 7, 2014
By Cadair Idris, tempest-torn
A meeting in Bangor always raises the prospect of a possible day in the Mountains of Snowdonia and today was […]
February 17, 2014
[email protected]: Offa’s Dyke
Last month I had to alter my long standing plan to walk around Wales this year to accommodate the storm […]
January 19, 2014
Cwm Sere Ridge
My original plan for today was to Head for Glyntawe and complete a 14 mile circuit of Sinc Giedd and […]
January 11, 2014
The Shubie Canal
Today was one that combined exercise with sleep and very little else.  By arrangement I headed off in newly purchased […]
January 2, 2014
Return to ‘overleapt’
As readers of the blog will have realised I managed a fair number of walks this Christmas and today was […]
January 1, 2014
… and to start a new one
I had an aspiration this morning to take a picture like that which opens this post.  For the last few […]
December 7, 2013
Cwm Oergwm Horeshoe
The weather had much improved today so I carried out my plan to walk the Cwm Oergwm Horeshoe.  This approach is […]
December 6, 2013
The hot and cold mountain
A month has passed since I last made it into the hills, or had any major form of exercise.  Too […]
November 1, 2013
My Cynefin: Glyders I
Much as I love the Pyg track my favourite range in Snowdonia is the Glyders.   Tryfan is the most […]
October 30, 2013
My Cynefin: The Pyg Track
If I am honest with myself I have been running scared of getting back into real mountains for a few […]
September 2, 2013
An old friend rediscovered
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any iPod or Car Music collection will have a copy of Queen's greatest […]
August 31, 2013
A Sussex River Walk
The last day of the meterological summer and my original plan was to spend the weekend completing the last two […]