Category Archives: General

Wind turbine application turned down

Further to my the post back in February regarding the wind turbine application near to my home.  I am pleased to say that West Lindsey District Council turned down the application based on objections from MOD who were concerned about … Continue reading

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Snow shoes in the Wolds

It is an absolute age since I did any walking, blogging or read anyone’s blog.  As with every year the  January to March period is extremely busy at work and I find myself with little time to do anything except … Continue reading

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Wind turbine planning application near to my home!

As a keen follower of outdoor blogs, I have often been horrified by the plans put forward for wind turbines in beautiful upland areas. James’ blog highlighting another one today (which may not get planning).  This madness took very much … Continue reading

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Just chopping wood!

I’ve been waiting for a decent break in the endless dull and dreary weather we have been having to get some walking in. Cold, clearer weather seems to be on the way and hopefully I should be out soon, maybe … Continue reading

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2012 – a few highlights

Not as much walking as I planned this year –  a familiar comment by me every year and most bloggers that I follow.  Grand schemes are planned in my head, without the realisation that life/work/ family commitments will block my ambitions . … Continue reading

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Wishing everyone a Happy Christmas

May I wish all my readers and fellow outdoor blogging friends a very happy and peaceful  Christmas.

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A short walk in the Wolds

I have not had the opportunity for backpacking or walking since late October. Just a few photos from a short walk 5 minutes drive from home. One of my favorite areas of the Lincolnshire Wolds.  The morning started off with … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Backpackingbongos:
Wind Wise Radio have a petition at titled ‘First Minister Alex Salmond: Stop the reckless siting of wind turbines in Scotland’s scenic landscapes’.  Please head on over and have a look and if you agree…

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The digital divide has ended (at least for me)

I now have my satellite broadband installed and after a couple of days of some sub standard speeds, everything has settled down and typically I am getting around 18Mbps download and 5.5Mbps upload, which is around 18-20 times faster than … Continue reading

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The Digital Divide and Blogging

Some people will know that I live in a pleasant area of the Lincolnshire Wolds and if I look out of the back of my house I can see two houses in the distance, one is a mile away, the … Continue reading

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