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


The Dresden and the V83 destroyer (bits of)

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The Dresden before she was scuttled.

After three dives at the barriers, a couple of hours in the class room and an exam that involved formulae, tables and a calculator left my head full of information. This is a holiday.



Diving at Eyemouth

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Drying my suit at Eyemouth



A trip to Scotland

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We went for a walk close to the Firth of Forth at Aberlady Nature reserve and met this Roe deer



A Sunny day at the Roaches

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Valkerie The Roaches – showing I can still climb

The Photographs



Pete and Mike go climbing

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It was my intention to do some climbing this year. It had to stop raining first and it did eventually today.

Pete at the top of Bamford Wall just after the rain stopped



July was wet!

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The river Wye close to Monsal Head after a wee bit of rain

The first two weeks of my holiday has involved me in complicated avoidance tactics to avoid getting wet. if I had two knees that worked I would have flown out of the country. I have though cooked some nice meals! To see all of the wetness click on the image.

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