Birdfair Begins!

Once I’d pushed my belongings through the campsite in a wheelbarrow, I began the head-scratching task of setting up my tent. I didn’t have much camping experience, but after a practice in the garden earlier in the week I was feeling confident. There was a brief tussle with a stiff breeze, but soon I had […]

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Walking Black Hill

Year one assignments have officially finished! Last Wednesday was an all day practical on first aid, navigation and camp craft. All in all the day went well, and by 4pm I was done and dusted, dazed and confused with nothing to do. It was all a bit spontaneous, but my boyfriend invited me up to […]

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Getting Lost on High Rigg

Last week I embarked on a ‘Navigation Day’ as part of a module called ‘Operating in Diverse Locations’. This involved driving into the Lake District and then walking round and round in circles on High Rigg, a fell situated three miles from the town of Keswick. In turn, our module leader gave us a speck […]

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