Day 5 – Whitby Abbey. There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.Bram Stoker, Dracula

After the hospitality of last night I slept like a log. The first really good nights sleep so far but woke up a bit fuzzy. I blame it on the lactose not the liquor. My legs are really stiff and doing the stretches my great friend gave me are not easy in a one manContinue reading “Day 5 – Whitby Abbey. There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.Bram Stoker, Dracula”

Day 4 Dick Whittington but no pantomime…:

Well what a miserable night (oh no it wasn’t, eh…oh YES it was) I think my tent was in the eye of the current and far too frequent storm/s we have these days. Apart from the fact I was bailing till about 3am the icing on the cake was my new pack of Marlboro lightsContinue reading “Day 4 Dick Whittington but no pantomime…:”

Day 2 – fish and blips….

The reality of camping in October is setting in….My campsite host liz clearly felt sorry for my wet bedraggled state this morning and very kindly gave me 4 eggs which I polished down in the company of Sean, nice chap who brother was the stuntman for the James Bond and The Queen at the openingContinue reading “Day 2 – fish and blips….”

I’m going on a bear hunt…

If you are of a similar vintage to me and have children or been about them, you’ll probably remember the children’s book by Michael Rosen with the infamous chorus “we’re going on a bear hunt, we’re going to find a big one, we’re not scared. It’s a beautiful day”…. So I have just turned 47Continue reading “I’m going on a bear hunt…”

I’m going on bear hunt….

If you are of a similar vintage to me and have children or been about them, you’ll probably remember the children’s book by Michael Rosen with the infamous chorus “we’re going on a bear hunt, we’re going to find a big one, we’re not scared. It’s a beautiful day”…. So I have just turned 47Continue reading “I’m going on bear hunt….”