Month: Mar 2020

Castle Crag

Castle Crag is one of my favourite walks in the Lake District and I always revisit it whenever I’m visiting my parents in the Lakes. The first time I reached the summit was on my dad’s back in a baby carrier and I’ve had the climbing bug ever since. I have walked to the summit…

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End of an Era

This week marks the end of an era for me as a Public Rights of Way Officer for a Local Highway Authority. I began my job as a fresh graduate back in January 2018 and have learnt a great deal in the last 2 and a bit years, I have loved this role and will…

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Bathing in Borrowdale

As I grew up in the Lake District I spent many summer days taking a dip in tarns, rivers and lakes to cool off on hot summer days. I love how invigorating wild swimming is, a completely different experience to a warm swimming pool. I must admit I do like a wet suit when it’s…

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Chainsaw Envy

This week I have been kept busy with inspecting and clearing the aftermath of the last few weeks storms. Whenever we get strong winds there is plenty for me to do at work as I have to check that none of the fallen trees are dangerous and then find the landowners responsible for the trees…

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