Whernside in Winter

At 736 metres Whernside is the highest peak in the Yorkshire Dales and one of the famed three peaks, the other two being Pen y Ghent and Ingleborough.   Whernside  looks, perhaps, less attractive than the other two. It does though

The purple haze of spring

The purple haze of spring

Purple saxifrage – a true mountain and arctic specialist. Purple saxifrage is a remarkable plant. It is the highest flowering plant in the European Alps, it is also the most northerly flowering plant in the world and is found across

We’re wild about reading….

Book review; Wild: a journey from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed, Atlantic books, 2012 paperback £12.99   There has been much hype in America surrounding Wild, a new self help/self discovery  style book by Cheryl Strayed