Waking up

I wake up and find myself walking in the present moment and observing what is around me. Here is the humility to be with whatever and whoever is now — a fleeting ability to notice without judging. These sights, sounds and feelings are perturbing. Be with it, notice it and let it go. Be grateful […]

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Ilkley Moor to the Cow and Calf

Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is located in Yorkshire, in the UK. It sits looking over the town of Ilkley. It is known for the ‘Cow and Calf’ rocks that can be seen at the old quarry. It is also famous for the Yorkshire anthem, “On Ilkley Moor baht ‘at”. In summer, when the heather is […]

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Walking in the Malvern Hills

Getting to Great Malvern from London One of my friends is training to walk the 24 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District in October. So, at 8am on a Saturday morning, we found ourselves boarding a Virgin Trains train at Euston station to travel to Great Malvern railway station to go and walk in the Malvern […]

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Welcome to Inverness

As a child I loved Inverness! It meant the summer holiday had arrived. As a family, we travelled up on the overnight sleeper train from London with our VW Dormobile. On arrival, we drove straight from Inverness station to have breakfast overlooking Loch Ness always hoping that the Loch Ness monster might just pop into view! […]

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