Chaplog tries hard In which an ageing climber comes to terms with life closer to the ground.


Padfield Snow on Easter Sunday

Filed under: General — Mike Chapman @ 9:41 am


some photographs


Grindon and Butterton

Filed under: General — Mike Chapman @ 9:24 pm

Lynne and I feel ready for the knackers yard. Lynne has a hurt knee and I have a suspect hip. This meant that we drove a long way and cycled a small distance -less than twenty miles. We visited two villages we have not been to before Grindon and Butterton. Grindon has a pretty Church and Butterton has a ford with a difference. I thought a ford went across a road but in Butterton it goes down the road and it appears to have been designed that way.

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Ford in Butterton

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Knackers yard

We stopped frequently and took photographs.


Felling Birch Trees

Filed under: General — Mike Chapman @ 9:52 pm

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Rod felling a birch tree on Wimbledon common a few weeks ago

I was introduced to felling birch trees using just your hands by Rod when we visited Al and Annie a few weeks ago. Today Lynne and I (more…)

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