Wet and Wetter - With a Dry Bit in the Middle April 26th 2012 Mountain weather forecast was not good and revised for the worst first thing in the morning to indicate cloud below 600m and occasionally below 300m. As a result, decided to change my plans regarding ascent as the summits would be in cloud.
Set off into the rain, head bowed against the wind, making for the lakeside path. Despite the rain and low cloud, what could be seen of the mountains was ne ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Cumbria » Lake District Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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