Reminiscing Women’s Trad Festival 2018

A few weeks ago, Women’s Trad Festival made an announcement that after 8 years of incredible events, it would come to a conclusion. I wrote this just after I had my first WTF experience in 2018. The festival gave me the confidence to lead climb more but it also made me realise how important [...]

By |2023-11-20T15:20:31+00:00November 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring Don Gorge, Conisbrough Castle and Edlington

Who knew we could walk to a castle from our doorstep! It wasn’t until I was looking at the OS map for inspiration for longer local walks that I realised that Conisbrough Castle is only 6 miles from our home. Exploring Don Gorge was also an option. SO I combined them and this is [...]

By |2021-02-20T14:40:05+00:00February 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Walk around Balby, Loversall and iPort Lakes, Doncaster

This is a lovely little walk around Balby Doncaster's outskirts is 5km (3mile) with options to extend it around iPort lakes. In Winter, bring your wellies and explore Balby, Loversall and iPort area of Doncaster. It’s great for the whole family and if you’re a keen birder, then bring your binoculars; the wildlife around [...]

By |2021-02-20T13:22:26+00:00February 5th, 2021|Uncategorized, Walk reports|0 Comments

Walking from your doorstep

If we weren’t regular walkers before the pandemic, we certainly are now. With nationwide restrictions stopping us from doing what the majority us normally do, increased emphasis on nature and the outdoors, walking has fast become the nations most frequented past time. But where do we even begin? Read on to find the best [...]

By |2021-02-19T14:52:15+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making sloe whiskey and sloe brandy liqueur

This is super easy to make sloe whiskey and sloe brandy liqueur and what I love about it is that you can pick the berries at any time once they're ripe and stick them in the freezer until you’re ready to make your booze. It’s tradition (in our family anyway) to wait until the [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:49:10+00:00January 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Night of the Supermile 2019

The Nigh of the Supermile. The aim: run as fast as you can for 1 mile at Normaby Hall Country Park (near Scunthorpe). Your reward:  cake and beer and the warm feeling of satisfaction. The prep (there was some this year!) I’d been training specifically for this race for ~6 weeks. My aim was [...]

By |2019-08-30T09:33:55+01:00August 28th, 2019|General Antics, Running, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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