Musings From The Padded Cell

The Dalesway Guide

“I’d rather be facing 15 miles of mud, wind, rain, blistered feet and Big Al whining for his Mum!”

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Day Seven – Homeward Bound

"I'm sitting on a railway station, got a ticket for my destination..." Paul Simon … [Continue reading]

Day Six – Greetings From Everest…Well Bowness!

"I don't want this to end...well the walking bit yes but not the nights!" … [Continue reading]

Day Five – Greetings From Kendal

"Have we been over that viaduct yet?" … [Continue reading]

Day Four – Greetings From Sedbergh

"That's the last time I'm letting Patch book my summer holiday." … [Continue reading]

Day Three – Greetings From Ribblehead

"We'll either get there or we'll die." Sage Leapy on the prospects for day 3 after pint 4 well before 5 in the afternoon. … [Continue reading]

Day Two – Greetings From Hubberholme

"The beauty about being out in the wild is there are no knobheads...well, apart from the ones you're with." … [Continue reading]

Day One – Greetings From Grassington

"When I see lads like you lot I'm glad they invented Range Rovers." … [Continue reading]

Into The Valley

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” J.K. Rowling … [Continue reading]

The Eccleshill Mechanics Institute (EMI) – A Right Of Reply

"A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but who, as a group, can meet and decide that nothing can be one." Fred Allen My article concerning the plight of a local community centre - the EMI - caused a bit of a stir a … [Continue reading]