Love being in the moors and mountains, backpacking, dogs, travelling generally. Retired teacher and ex MR Deputy Team Leader. Married to Geoff, who puts up with all sorts.
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Category Archives: Bits and Pieces
Back in October, curious to see what all the fuss is about, Fran came out with me on her first wild camp. Fortunately, she not only enjoyed it, she enjoyed it so much she went away and spent a small … Continue reading
I don’t normally do gear reviews – I might say whether I like something or not, but that’s about it – but there seems to be a fair amount of interest in this tent, so I’ll pen my thoughts after … Continue reading
I’ve made a short video from some of my TGOC photos. If you fancy watching it, it’s thirteen minutes long and the music is by King Creosote.
It was that time of year again. The time when the TGOC folk hold the annual Snake Inn Gathering, and the Pieman – being one of The Gatherers – ventures south. A few years back whilst in the area, he … Continue reading
Pebbles had received some very nifty new panniers at Christmas, but hadn’t yet tried them out properly. It was time we made the effort. After studying the MWIS forecast in some detail, Friday night looked like a good bet. The … Continue reading
Kielder might not be the most exciting place in the outdoor world, but nevertheless, I do have a soft spot for it. For one, it was the first place I ever took my special Dixie wild camping. Consequently, we often … Continue reading