Monthly Archives: March 2016

Pennine Way 2014 – Day Eleven

Sunday 24th August: Dufton to Alston – 20 miles We were up quite early, as we had another long twenty miles ahead, this time with a lot of climbing involved. It was a beautiful day – the sunlight poured into … Continue reading

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Pennine Way 2014 – Day Ten

Saturday 23rd August: Middleton-in-Teesdale to Dufton – 20 miles The breakfast at the Brunswick House (in particular the fruit salad) was excellent. We set off from the B&B around half past nine, stopping along the way for sandwiches at the … Continue reading

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‘The Androids of Tara’ (1978) – Thoughts

A very lightweight adventure, but an entertaining and fun one. Similarly to ‘The Ribos Operation’, three stories earlier at the start of season sixteen, it uses a pseudo-medieval kingdom as its setting. Perhaps, at a time of budget restrictions, it … Continue reading

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Pennine Way 2014 – Day Nine

Friday 22nd August: Tan Hill to Middleton-in-Teesdale – 16 ½ miles I started the day by watching half an episode of Lovejoy in bed (staying in B&Bs over hostels offered the benefits of sleeping in a comfy bed, not a … Continue reading

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Pennine Way 2014 – Day Eight

Thursday 21st August: Hawes to Tan Hill – 16.5 miles Another day where we me and Mark made an effort and got ourselves up and ready to go down for breakfast at 8 o’clock. The reason this time was that … Continue reading

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Pennine Way 2014 – Day Seven

Wednesday 20th August: Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Hawes –  14 miles Horton is a narrow, stretched out village, along a single road. We left the Golden Lion at the southern end heading north (where its other pub, the Crown is), stopping along … Continue reading

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The Pirate Planet (1978) – Thoughts

This was a rather good story I thought, the second episode in particular was terrific (a favourite). More than most Doctor Who adventures, The Pirate Planet was totally in thrall to the imagination of its writer and that gave it … Continue reading

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