Sunday 12th July 2015
Here we are in our cosy little cottage just on the edge of the delightful village of Tyninghame in East Lothian. We arrived yesterday after 2 days of driving, mostly on motorways so, we decided to have a relaxing day today and take a stroll around the local area, visiting the nearby beach, and the local coffee shop, before spending the afternoon in the little courtyard garden with a book. Continue reading
Wednesday, 29th April 2015 (Day 3, week 17)
Aiming to walk 1000 miles in a year
Total so far: 322.1 miles (5.8 miles this week)
We didn’t know there was a reservoir near Newquay until we found this walk (iWalkCornwall.co.uk).
A fishing competition was in progress so there were loads of guys and girls around the lake preparing to spend the day fiddling with maggots and things. Who knew they needed so much kit to fish with? They had their own wheel barrows to get their stuff from the car to the lakeside and then they had tents and chairs and picnic stuff and some even had special seats which actually went into the water so that when they had their waders on they could sit down in the water without getting wet! How cool is that!! And then of course they had enormous fishing rods and yards and yards of fishing line. I’ll tell you it’s a complicated business this fishing! Continue reading