“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” 

John Muir

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The Lych Way

Yesterday, I finally completed a walk that I’ve been meaning to do for several years, but just never got round to – Dartmoor’s very own ‘Way of the Dead’. The Lych Way is an ancient corpse road which was used to bring the dead of Dartmoor’s central basin to Lydford church for burial. Lydford itself … Continue reading The Lych Way

Great Mis Tor

It”s been a few months since I wrote a proper post on my blog. I haven’t been out and about any less than usual, in fact I’ve been out walking and exploring more than I have for quite a long time. But life has changed considerably over the last year, mostly for the better. If … Continue reading Great Mis Tor

Ten Degrees of Strange

Recently I’ve been listening to this fine tune by Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane: Check it out. The video is awesome, the most wonderful transformations of emotion animated through clay. It’s just stunning, an ever-shifting canvas. In the sleeve notes Flynn describes the song as being about “trying to outrun depression, seeking joy and strength … Continue reading Ten Degrees of Strange