Tag Archives: walking

Top Twelve Tomes 🎁

As the gift season is upon us again, I thought it would be a timely moment to mention a few top new and classic outdoor and adventure books for the reader in your life, or indeed for you. Outdoor & … Continue reading

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Rucksack Rose at 5

On 17th September this year it was 5 years since I began to create Rucksack Rose on this blog, YouTube and Twitter. For those who don’t know, Rucksack Rose was originally dedicated to my mum, and was intended to share the … Continue reading

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Using Mountain Rescue

In May I walked the Speyside Way as a way to remember someone who sadly passed away this year. During the walk I made a call to rescue services for navigational advice as there was a route discrepancy between my … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter to those who celebrate it. Wishing sunshine and happy holidays to all my readers. Rose 🌹

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The Farne Islands revisited

This is the time of year that I start to get restless for a trip offshore to see the seabirds and the grey seals. A quick glance at the weather and the bus timetable, with the added bonus of online … Continue reading

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Caves, carvings and crags

As well as the geographical posts which focus on a particular area or valley, I have been gradually creating themed walk collections from my Northumberland routes which I can add to as and when. Sometimes it is interesting to focus … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

I have listed a selection of six of my favourite short, easy walks (under 5 miles long) in Northumberland, hand picked because they contain some lovely places. Take your pick from castles, waterfalls, grey seals, St Cuthbert’s Chapel, puffins, scheduled … Continue reading

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Happy New Year for 2017

Wishing you all happiness and fulfilment in 2017. Rose 🌹 Although it hasn’t been a very busy year the outdoors has been in my thoughts and plans for the coming year. Rose 🌹

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Seasonal Greetings

Thanks for visiting and for continuing to read 🌹

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TGO Challenge 2017

With regret, I have withdrawn from the TGO Challenge 2017, partly because of family responsibilities, and partly because of the unpleasantness of a small group of bullies and trolls. I am now working on other plans for the coming year.

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