The South Zeal / Duchy of Cornwall Stones

The law condemns the man or woman Who steals a goose from off a common; But lets the greater villain loose Who steals the common from the goose. The Devon Evening Express, 27th December 1883 Since 2019 I had been trying to raise awareness of a historical boundary stone that once stood on the eastContinue reading “The South Zeal / Duchy of Cornwall Stones”

A wander out to Valley of Rocks and Shelstone Tor

Lockdown eased, I drove to Prewley Moor and wandered up the West Okement in the sunshine. I clambered down into Valley of Rocks, had a good look at the landslide near Slipper Stones and then dragged myself back up the hill to Shelstone Tor. Here are the photos of the day.

The Bibbulmun Track 2013 (YouTube) part 1

Being stuck in lockdown has afforded me some time to look at past photo albums and re-imagine how I can show them, in this case via my YouTube Channel. This is a look back at my Bibbulmun Track End to End in late 2013. A playlist that will eventually run to 7 parts, I beginContinue reading “The Bibbulmun Track 2013 (YouTube) part 1”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 15

A look back at day fifteen of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. The final day, a gentle amble into Montrose and the East Coast. Job done! Roll on the next one, whenever that may be. 15 km in total. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is a unique and veryContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 15”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 14

A look back at day fourteen of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. Penultimate day, and after Tarfside it’s mainly about getting the job done. Today was mostly road walking to North Water Bridge with some milestone spotting to add some interest. 27 km in total. For those not in the know; “The Great OutdoorsContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 14”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 13

A look back at day thirteen of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. Having stopped short the previous day we had a short stroll to Tarfside. 17 km in total. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is a unique and very special Scottish institution and in 2019 we celebrated the 40thContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 13”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 12

A look back at day twelve of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. After a sleepless night in the Forest of Doom, we decided to take things easy by splitting the next section into two and having a lazy afternoon beside the Waters of Lee. 13 km in total. For those not in the know;Continue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 12”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 11

A look back at day eleven of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. Leaving Braemar wasn’t easy, especially with inclement weather on the way. We struggled to find somewhere to camp and ended up in wet woodland we dubbed “The Forest of Doom”. 25 km in total For those not in the know; “The GreatContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 11”