The Patient Gardener

“But the beauty is in the walking – we are betrayed by destinations” – Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas Having to some degree drifted through life for the last 10  years or...

I love the Malvern Hills, particularly the walk from British Camp south towards Midsummer Hill.  The huge skies, far-reaching views and complete serenity, particularly early on a Sunday morning are the...

Today I bagged another of the Malvern Hills – Chase End Hill at the southern end of the Malvern Hills.  This is the very last hill in the chain and reaches...

Today is our Queen’s 90th birthday, Happy Birthday Ma’am, and as part of the celebration there have been beacons lit across the country including on Worcestershire Beacon in the Malvern Hills...

Finally a weekend when a walk on the hills first thing was a real possibility and strangely after temperatures all week of -5-2C this morning the temperature was 12C, how very...

I keep wondering if I have forgotten something important for Christmas as I seem to have lots of wonderful luxurious free time this week.  After surviving the annual brussel sprout scrum...

It’s some time since I ticked one of the Malvern Hills of my list.  Work has been full on recently leaving me exhausted when I get home but this week I...

Its been some weeks since I posted an update on my challenge to climb all the hills that make up the Malvern Hills.  Life has been incredibly demanding and tiring recently...

To say I am euphoric, ecstatic and triumphant right now would be an understatement.  Last week I introduced you to the challenge my eldest son set me to climb to the...

In response to my fidgeting the other day my eldest son offered me a challenge – to climb to the top of each of the Malvern Hills.  Now to many people...