After leaving the Hawkshead valley only once during being on lockdown at the hostel, I was beginning to feel frustrated and restless. At the end of April I also sustained a knee injury from running which rendered my usual adventures to shuffles around the hostel grounds. I missed going to find a random tarn or […]Read More
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Castles, beaches and second hand books: a two day mini adventure to Northumberland by public transport
The 7 am light is casting a thin, illuminated line over the North Sea as the train clatters over one of the three old bridges in Berwick upon Tweed, making its way south back to Newcastle. The sun is trying its hardest to peep through the hefty, dark clouds, as the railway line opens out […]Read More
“I’ve wanted to go to Lundy Island since I about was 5 years old’ the woman in front of me excitably exclaimed as we handed over our boarding passes as we filed on to MS Oldenburg in Bideford. Having spent most of my time living in the Midlands, I had not heard of Lundy Island until […]Read More
Early Saturday morning, in the midst of the long, hot summer heatwave. A rare day off together, we pondered how to make the most of the day. We’d made vague plans to go camping since May, but the tiredness of our seasonal jobs had always got the better of us. I was working the next […]Read More
It was a fortnight of change: a new job, a new place to live and to my joy – a whole new part of the country which lay undiscovered to me. Suffolk and Norfolk. On my first days off from work, I decided to take a leap of faith on the front of the first and […]Read More