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…

Brown How – Ennerdale

Brown How – Ennerdale

Wild Ennerdale: There is so much to explore around Ennerdale – it is my favourite place in West Cumbria to get away from it all. The following photos are from a walk up Brown How (330m)…

Isle Of Man Sunset

Isle Of Man Sunset

30 Mile Sunset: The Isle of Man is 30 miles away from the coast of Whitehaven, and offers up some spectacular sunsets at times. The sea passage from Whitehaven to the island takes around 2 1/2…

NuGen Mirehouse Search Area

NuGen Mirehouse Search Area

Proposals Should Be Abandoned Having spent some time reviewing the location of a proposed contractors village near to Whitehaven, I have to say that I am disappointed that the site, south of…

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 see…

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…

Expensive Gyms Not Required

Expensive Gyms Not Required

I’m Getting There! Over the past week, I’ve continued to walk 10,000 steps daily. I’m enjoying getting out and about, and the added bonus this week, is that my weight loss…