WALKING: IRONBRIDGE STROLL WITH SHROPSHIRE BLOGGERS

One mildly cold Saturday, equipped with walking boots, gloves and hats we met up with some of the Shropshire Bloggers in Ironbridge to walk 3.2 miles around the gorge.  As we’ve both got a bit of cabin fever, since the pup can’t go out yet, this date with the local eyes and ears of the…

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WALKING: CARDING MILL VALLEY, WATERFALL

Sunday seems to be our walking day this month and as you’ll know if you’ve read my previous blogs, I’ve been exploring Shropshire a little more. We returned back to the beauty that is Carding Mill Valley (looked after by the National Trust) which leads you on to Long Mynd – a place I’d also…

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WALKING: STIPERSTONES, SOUTH SHROPSHIRE

“At 536 metres (1,759 ft) above sea level it is the second-highest hill in the county”  This is my second trek into the wilderness that is South Shropshire. I’d been lusting after Wales a lot previously.  There’s something rather remote about South Shropshire, it seems less accessible, less shared by its locals and I don’t blame…

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WALKING : CARDING MILL VALLEY, SHROPSHIRE

I’ve been promising myself that I’ll get down to South Shropshire for sometime and over the weekend after a busy working trip, I decided that I needed fresh air and hills.  And why not? Sunday was a perfect Autumn day albeit started a little grey, the clouds cleared to reveal fresh blue open skies and…

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WALKING: RODNEY’S PILLAR

I can’t believe I’ve not blogged on the awesomeness that is Rodney’s Pillar. It’s one of the first places that I visited when I first moved up to the country side.  I’ve only been a few times which coming to think of it, since it’s only on my door step, I can’t think why I’ve…

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PENYCOED: A HORSE HACK AT PANT RIDING STABLES

I recently went horse riding. I’ve not been on a horse in a year or so and it is amazing how quickly you can forget how to horse ride. I’ve been lucky enough to grow up with horses despite having a slight allergic reaction to them. I still love them! I’ve quite mixed feelings about…

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OUTDOORS: MTB in Candy Valley, Oswestry April 22, 2015 A LOVE LETTER TO MY MTB

The Girl Outdoors gave me the idea for this post – I love her blog so go and have a peak. DEAR NUTELLA, (Nuts for short) I can remember the first time I laid eyes on you – I couldn’t get over how chunky your tyres were. It’s true what they say – big is beautiful.…

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MY WEEKENDS IN THE SHROPSHIRE COUNTRYSIDE

Call me old but I would much rather go to a dinner party than go out on the lash and that’s how I spent my Friday night (most Friday nights) – there was cake too! (There always is..)  I love a good dance and the buzz of a wine bar’s atmosphere but I am not…

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