“Can you recommend a hotel?”

Concerned that my life may lack purpose and fulfilling activity, friends quite often get in touch with questions they have generously thought up to make me feel useful and wanted. ‘Which Greek island would you recommend for our next holiday?’ … Continue reading

Crime Scene Matterhorn: Trial by Tabloid TV

Visitors arriving in Zermatt this week for the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the Matterhorn may be surprised to find that history has been rewritten for the occasion. The most famous accident in mountaineering history, familiar through the writings … Continue reading

To the source of the Dovey

A multi-activity, twin river circuit of the Mawddach and the Dovey (Dyfi) from Machynlleth, via Barmouth, Dolgellau and Dinas Mawddwy. This circuit kept Peter McG, Hatty R and me busy for a few minutes less than 12 hours on May … Continue reading