Entries from April 2011

Looking for a dungeon? In Australia?

Posted on 19 April 2011 in Internet (1 comment)

Sorry Bing, but I’m after a famous pub in Cumbria where grizzled mountain walkers all congregate telling tales of Bow Fell and Crinkle Crags, and not a dungeon in the Australian town of Ghyll…

The new tent

Posted on 16 April 2011 in Life, Walking (2 comments)

It’s now less than two months to go until my final day at the BBC, which is daunting. However it’s also exciting as it’s less than two months until my final day at the BBC! For that means that my trip to walk the Southern Upland Way is drawing ever nearer.

Buying a Network Railcard for a pound

Posted on 12 April 2011 in London, Transport (No comments yet - be the first!)

unbeknowst to many, the humble Gold Card has various other benefits, and one of them is the ability to buy a Network Railcard for a mere £1. And with a Network Railcard, you can save cash on train fares in the South East.

The First Royalty Cheque

Posted on 8 April 2011 in Life (4 comments)

Last summer I had an idea. As well as writing up my trip walking Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk, why not make a downloadable version available as well, sold for Amazon Kindle? Today, the first royalty cheque arrived.

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