Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

2013 was something of a new start for me so I thought I would look back and pick out my monthly highlights. January I had decided to climb a new mountain each month in 2013 and got off to an … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 4

Week 4, and my training is going to be in the Lake District… Monday 23 December 2013 I did my squats as soon as I woke up and they went very well, but I did not do my plank, thinking I would do it later.  … Continue reading

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Kinder Scout reclimbed

I had first climbed Kinder Scout on 3 January this year, and you can read about that attempt here.  I call it an attempt because although I was following a route from a guidebook the mist meant that I did … Continue reading

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Castlerigg And Tewet Tarn

We had been up to the Castlerigg Stone Circle earlier in the week (which you can read about here) but the weather had not been good enough to continue our walk from there.  The weather was much better on this … Continue reading

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Cat Bells

It was Christmas morning and Debbie and I decided that we would climb Cat Bells.  We were staying in the Mouse House at Rowling End in the shadow of Cat Bells and within walking distance of a starting point at … Continue reading

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High Spy

I should warn you that this blog contains moments of extreme stupidity and the resulting scenes of great peril.  I write it as a warning to others, and am relieved that I am here to be writing it. I had … Continue reading

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Castlerigg Stone Circle

After my walk around Little Town, which you can read about here, we headed into Keswick to buy a whisk.  We know how to live a little.  We had decided to then take a walk around Castlerigg and Tewet Tarn, … Continue reading

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Little Town

We had come up to the Lake District for Christmas and were staying at the delightful Mouse House at Rowling End, with Cat Bells on the other side of Newlands.  It was a perfect location for walking around the Derwent … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 3

Week 3, and I need to push it on before going away for Christmas… Monday 16 December 2013 I did my plank and squats as soon as I woke up and they both went very well, even if the plank really does … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 2

Week 2, and the real work starts here… Monday 09 December 2013 I ended up working from home in the afternoon and did my run on my large circuit.  This is the exercise from Brendan Brazier’s Thrive Fitness book which … Continue reading

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