Malta, 2015

Malta, 2015

Lovely, Inspiring Malta For the last two weeks, I’ve been in Malta, on holiday. I stayed at the Ramla Bay Resort, in the north of the Island. I urge you to read my review should you be…

Cycle Path View

Cycle Path View

A wander along the local cycle path There has been a turn in the weather today, and it is glorious. We seem to have suffered weeks, upon weeks of miserable cold and damp – but the wet…

Mountains: Here I come!

Mountains: Here I come!

Getting fit, by walking Over the past week, I have enjoyed getting out and about, as part of a new fitness regime that I am undertaking. I have stayed at a low level so far, not venturing up onto…

This Is What You Could Lose

This Is What You Could Lose

I’m Not Happy – Are You? Nugen are a multi-national company that want to build a new nuclear reactor in Cumbria. They hope to be generating electricity from the reactor by 2024. This…

Have Your Say – Budget Consultation

Have Your Say – Budget Consultation

Make A Difference! I often hear people complaining that they can’t influence local politics – yes you can. You don’t have to be as vociferous as me, or stand on street corners…

Blake Fell Walk

Blake Fell Walk

A 360 Degree Delight! After five weeks of plodding away on roads, up and down stairs, and on my exercise bike, I decided to give my legs a good work out, with a hike up a steep local fell, to…

Uldale Walk

Uldale Walk

Poor weather – but enjoyable! This has been my first ‘proper’ walk of the year, after embarking upon a weight-loss/fitness regime for a few weeks. It was a really enjoyable walk…

Mark Bowes – A Genius

Mark Bowes – A Genius

Watch As The Grinch Takes Shape! Mark Bowes from Carlisle has become a good friend, and recently he allowed me access to his makeup techniques. Now.. I don’t want to apply make up, and be…