Coast to coast walk weather forecast

Coast to coast weather forecast ain’t particularly good The coast to coast weather is always pretty hit and miss. This is the UK after all and we are talking about the Lake District as a starting point. The average number of days with rain in the Lake District in May is 16. The rest of […]

Coast to coast tracking and other Galaxy S7 Edge stuff

Coast to Coast tech update This coast to coast tech update involves my new phone. Am liking the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge more and more especially as I discover more features. The double click on the home button when the screen is locked brings up the camera v quickly. This is very useful. The only issue […]

Wainwright 190 mile Coast to Coast sponsored walk in aid of Cancer Research UK

Coast to coast sponsored walk On May 1st 2016 my son Tom and I will be setting off from St Bees in Cumbria on the West Coast of England to walk to Robin Hood’s Bay on the East Coast. This is a 190 mile coast to coast sponsored walk. We are doing it to raise […]

First train to London – just leaving town

Stardate 4th November Editor’s vlog early morning report Catching the 19.06 back from King’s Cross if anyone else is around at that time. FIrst train to London – just leaving town – I’m not sure i like the term vlog but this is the beginning of me doing more of this kind of stuff. It’s quicker […]

Lovely to have you with us

Return from Euro-IX Berlin I don’t know whether it’s just hotel living or the exposure to different cultures but it’s always nice to come home after a trip overseas. For the first part of this week I was at Euro-IX Berlin. It was the usual useful meeting of Internet Exchange Point operators from mostly Europe but […]

Winding my way down beach street the holidays are drawing to a close

beach street – summer of excess It’s back to school tomorrow and the walks down beach street will soon become a distant memory. The ice cream parlour on the prom effectively closes its doors to us until the next holiday. No longer will we be woken by the cry of seagulls. No more early morning […]

Walking around Peel Shoprite

Walking around Peel Shoprite Walking around Peel Shoprite whilst the others bought some salady bits for dinner last night. Had just returned from Tynwald Mills where we happened across a shoe sale. We bought 5 pairs of shoes for £50 including a pair of Barkers leather shoes reduced from £170 to £10. Steal. May stick up […]

Peel Saturday 29th August and yes Tref is still on holiday

Peel Saturday 29th August Just been out for my favourite early morning spin to Fenella beach. I do the same route every time. Down past Moore’s Kipper factory and along the far side of the quay to Fenella car park. Unfortunately at this time of year there are always a few campervans taking up the […]