|The personality test
|| I found this on the web site of the Cambridge University Hill Walking Club and I
repeat lest it disappear from there. It's a self-analysis questionnaire to find what type of walker you
|Are you a peak
Well, are you? Measure yourself against
I found the original
somewhere on the Web but it has disappeared. I have, in any case, extended it
on peak bagging
had a joke about peak bagging, here are some more serious thoughts
to obstruct a footpath legally
When I first started taking Trail
magazine, there was a section where readers sent in lists with 10 items. During
a day spent trudging along some pretty grotty footpaths, I started compiling one
of my own; ways in which uncooperative farmers can make you reluctant to walk
the paths across their land without actually breaking the law.
How the things which seem awful about the countryside
have led to some of its finest features.
Sadly just another case of the anorak in me being clearly revealed to the
Devoted to my walking companions for my stiffer projects. They are mainly colleagues from work.
compared each of them against the CUHWC personality types.
|The Wainwright quiz
I compiled the
quiz in celebration of two of those companions completing all their Wainwrights in
I handed them the quiz in the pub in Patterdale and before long
people on other tables were asking for copies so that they could have a go. One
lot referred to me as "evil" because of the arcane nature of the clues.
I still reckon that it ought to appeal to Wainwright lovers (baggers?) who
enjoy cryptic crosswords
ever speculated why Wainwright included this hill or miss out that one? This is an attempt to the improve on his
Seems like a good way
to get the Faithful to impose a fatwa on me
A new board game
||Some observations on the
||A great songwriter and a
and jottings of others on walking.