Tag Archives: Cumbria

The Keswick to Barrow Walk

I’ve gone and done something extremely silly. I know, I know; it’s not like Ken, you’re thinking. But I have. Last year Thing I and Wifey foolishly decided to attempt the well-known Cumbrian event called ‘The Keswick to Barrow Walk’. This is – put … Continue reading

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When the Apple Junkie came to stay

Blogging was one of my very first ventures into writing. Back in 2010, when I started to pursue this as a potential career, all the best advice was: write a blog. It was good advice. I honed my craft, spoke … Continue reading

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In Memory: Five years on

Today marks five years since unbelievable tragedy hit my home town of Whitehaven. I still recall vividly how the surreal events unfolded little by little. My family and I were living in Bangladesh at the time believing we were the … Continue reading

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It’s with great sadness…

It’s with great sadness that I have to tell you all that our attempts to help Ria in her quest to help women in Bangladesh has failed. Despite wonderful support from you all last year – raising all the fees … Continue reading

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If you were born between the 50s – 80s congratulations – You made it!

“the road to hell is lined not just with good intentions but with health and safety laws too…” Do watch the video I’ve linked below. It’s a little cheesy and (forgive me, my US friends) a little too American in its … Continue reading

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