And then suddenly, it was autumn. The fells have faded from the rich green to coopers and golds, the swathes of bracken on the hillsides now reduced to crisp skeletons. Misty mornings spent kicking through the invariably wet autumn leaves, the trails I run now thick with mud. Last Friday, after abandoning plans to tackle […]Read More
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One of the things I’m most grateful for during these days of lockdown is the change of my pace in my life. I’m aware how incredibly lucky I am to have this given time, with friends on the frontline and those homeschooling feeling a reverse. Whilst I’ve always loved the buzz of working in hospitality […]Read More
I’m sat writing this in Mathelides a cool, airy Nordic cafe in Grasmere, with views over to Helm Crag. I had lunch here on my very first week in the Lake District back in April, and as I sit here and type, I’m reflecting on how incredible the last 3 months have been, and how […]Read More
Well, I didn’t expect to be penning this first story from the Lake District on a snowy April day! I’m writing this from the village of Grasmere in the central Lakes, using ink and paper which I will later type up on my laptop – a trick I sometimes do when I’m having a day […]Read More