Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dash for Blisco

Awoke to the sound of more rain this morning. I wasn’t in a hurry to get up, the darkness had morphed into a familiar gloom that could hardly be described as daylight. But with a brief 3 hour weather window … Continue reading

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Staying low

There may be a possible, albeit temporary softening to the incessant mild and stormy weather we’ve been experiencing lately on the way. But not just yet. Even then its possible that it may just be replaced by slightly cooler and … Continue reading

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Drier but windier

I had plans of heading into Langdale today. A short outing over Pike O Blisco seemed like a good choice given the forecast 80mph winds. Unfortunately this morning it was raining, again. By the time I headed out, there was … Continue reading

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in the line of fire

Another day of relentless upland gales and bouts of torrential rain. Sooner or later this bandwagon of meteorological misery has got to come to an end, but at for the time being its rolling on. I spent the morning contemplating … Continue reading

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Brief weather window

A very brief weather window today in between the relentless rain made for a dry if very windy run on the Langdale Pikes. With strong to gale force south westerly winds battering the high fells, sensible route choice was needed … Continue reading

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Lack of festive cheer

No pictures tonight but I will sum it up in one word, grim. If you want a more descriptive description, truly grim. A variety of excuses include a 10 day lay off with something resembling flu has meant this has … Continue reading

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Snapshot of destruction on the banks of the upper Kent

  The sheer scale and breadth of the damage and destruction in Cumbria following the flooding at the weekend is hard to comprehend. This is just a tiny snapshot from the upper reaches of the River Kent in Cumbria. Damage, … Continue reading

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