Tag Archives: Border Collie

TGOC2015 – Day 8 revisited – Collies, trees and worrying weather

The socks hanging from my guyline were frozen when I woke up in the morning but the sun was already warm. It is forests which cause me the most grief on the TGO Challenge, but I easily found my way … Continue reading

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A quick jaunt around Moel Famau

For 8 weeks I have been wearing a pedometer clipped to my belt and have been in a “Step Challenge” with 2 work colleagues.  After our first 6-week mini competition I only finished 2nd.  Despite racking up 44,000 steps in … Continue reading

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TGOC2012 – Day 13 – The End – Sands of Forvie & Collieston

So here we are at last; Day 13 with only 18km distance and 130m ascent remaining.  I should reach Collieston by noon and, after an icecream and a paddle, be heading down to Montrose by mid-afternoon.  Well, that was the … Continue reading

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TGOC12 – The finish – Collieston

It has been hot and sunny for the last few days, and I was quite relieved to find a misty cooler morning when I unzipped the tent. The first 8 or 9 miles were on a B road which, thankfully, … Continue reading

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Wirral Walk – Part 1 – The Wirral Way

I wanted to make good use of the extra Bank Holiday, but didn’t fancy travelling, so I caught the Merseyrail train to Hooton and the start of the Wirral Way (also known as The Wirral Country Park).  This 12 mile … Continue reading

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