Two years ago, back in October 2018 I wrote a blog about completing the English Marilyns. You can find it here. By way of reminder, Marilyns are hills and mountains in the British Isles that have a prominence of at least 150m. There are 1557 of them in Britain of which 175 are in Continue Reading
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Deception in Antarctica?
Most Brits (certainly older ones) are familiar with the heroic and ultimately fateful endeavours of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his team. They lost the race to be the first to the South Pole, beaten by less than 5 weeks by Norwegian, Roald Amundsen's party. In a sense Amundsen and his party Continue Reading