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DIY Accent Table

When I started the keeping room makeover, I hadn’t really planned for it to be our tv room, but Richard convinced me to give it a try. The furniture we had in there wasn’t really good for slouching in front of the tv, so we swapped things around...
by Plum Doodles on Sep 11, 2013

New venue causes pain…

So the promise of a return to more frequent posts has kind of been a bit hollow.  If I’m honest, I’ve lacked a bit of drive and inspiration lately.  That changed on Wednesday night, very unexpectedly… I really enjoy my … Con...
by Walking and Climbing on Feb 5, 2011

Drama in the Peaks!

Not posted for a while but now that the “silly season” has passed, normal service should resume… We’ve still been climbing regularly each week but nothing to report of any note. Definite improvements in strength and technique...
by Walking and Climbing on Jan 9, 2011

It happens to everyone…

I didn’t post anything after last week’s session at the wall, mainly because I had nothing much to talk about.  The climbing had been good and I had lead another couple of routes at 3+ to increase slowly but that was … Continue re...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 25, 2010

Thank a teacher…

Not climbing until Friday this week so nothing really to report.  However, I’ve just posted a reply to someone on a forum thread and it has inspired me to go a little off track. The guy who started the thread … Continue reading →...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 18, 2010

Not what I had planned…

I had been reading some more of the excellent “Performance Rock Climbing” in the build up to this week’s session.  The section on technique had me engrossed, how all of these individual skills could improve one’s ability̷...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 12, 2010

A new approach…

Weekly trip to the wall this Tuesday, usual build up of excitement during the day but I was planning a slightly different session. Until now I’ve been focussing, as I assume most beginners do, on improving my grades. This has … Continue r...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 4, 2010

A great day at Birchen

You’ll get the gist of where I’m at from my intro. My last trip out was to Birchen Edge on 10th of October. Climbing with my mate who lead all five routes and I seconded. We started on Trafalgar wall … Continue reading →...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 3, 2010

Flu remedy!

I thought it was going to be two weeks on the trot. Waking on Tuesday morning, the “man flu” that had been clinging to me like a homesick tick for the last two weeks still hadn’t cleared off. I had … Continue reading →...
by Walking and Climbing on Nov 3, 2010


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