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The Good Morning thread

edited 8 September 2015 at 9:31PM in The Money Savers Arms
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  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    indesisiv wrote: »
    This is the first time that I am going to the lakes where I am not taking any walking kit at all. Normally I go for a few more days and put some walking in to the weekend.

    If the fog comes down its the same as when you are walking in the fog. I actually have more backups when I am running than when I am walking.
    I run with the track on my watch, I also carry a map and compass, an old phone which has a 1:25k map and route on (Just uses GPS to track) and then if all of those fail I also have my actual phone with the route and maps on.

    Although this time I am staying relatively low level as I am running the high route of the ullswater way (with a couple of small deviations) so max height is around 500m so should be below most of the fog on the Sat and Sun.

    Monday I may actually run up to the top of helvellyn, but not the direct route, so it will be mostly on a good path that I could probably follow without a map.

    As for safety I will carry a lightweight jacket, really lightweight waterproof top, and waterproof leggings, Foil blanket, hat, gloves. Should be enough to keep me warm if I have to walk.

    Well have a jolly good time :beer:
  • Flick216Flick216 Forumite
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    Pyxis wrote: »
    Morning, Flick! Hope you've got your knickers on! Might be a bit draughty today, otherwise! :D;)

    Um yes - no commando for me!!
    Song for Flick :whistle: :beer: :D


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  • indesisivindesisiv Forumite
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    colinw wrote: »
    Well have a jolly good time :beer:

    Thanks :)

    Hopefully I will get there in time to get a beer and watch the wales game tonight.
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    indesisiv wrote: »
    Thanks :)

    Hopefully I will get there in time to get a beer and watch the wales game tonight.

    That sounds like an excellent plan! :T:T

    Have a brill time at the lakes :beer: :D
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    I'm going to have to go out now, so will be back to select a tune for Pyxis or anyone who wants one later ;)

    So, dear friends, I leave you with my tune for the morning (can you guess what I'm off to do? :rotfl:)

    =^._.^= You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats =^._.^=

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    indesisivindesisiv Forumite
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    I'm going to have to go out now, so will be back to select a tune for Pyxis or anyone who wants one later ;)

    So, dear friends, I leave you with my tune for the morning (can you guess what I'm off to do? :rotfl:)


    Going to buy some glue??

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  • PyxisPyxis Forumite
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    Pyx - if you want a song, I need more info about your morning so far ;)

    I'm feeling a bit wobbly.

    Is there a song about that? :D
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  • PyxisPyxis Forumite
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    indesisiv wrote: »
    This is the first time that I am going to the lakes where I am not taking any walking kit at all. Normally I go for a few more days and put some walking in to the weekend.

    If the fog comes down its the same as when you are walking in the fog. I actually have more backups when I am running than when I am walking.
    I run with the track on my watch, I also carry a map and compass, an old phone which has a 1:25k map and route on (Just uses GPS to track) and then if all of those fail I also have my actual phone with the route and maps on.

    Although this time I am staying relatively low level as I am running the high route of the ullswater way (with a couple of small deviations) so max height is around 500m so should be below most of the fog on the Sat and Sun.

    Monday I may actually run up to the top of helvellyn, but not the direct route, so it will be mostly on a good path that I could probably follow without a map.

    As for safety I will carry a lightweight jacket, really lightweight waterproof top, and waterproof leggings, Foil blanket, hat, gloves. Should be enough to keep me warm if I have to walk.
    Oh phew!
    When you said shorts and trainers, I thought you meant just shorts and trainers!
    I can relax now! :D


    I'm going to have to go out now, so will be back to select a tune for Pyxis or anyone who wants one later ;)

    So, dear friends, I leave you with my tune for the morning (can you guess what I'm off to do? :rotfl:)


    Umm. :think:
    Er. :think:
    Umm :think:

    Let me just watch that clip again.........

    Nope. You've got me.What are you off to do?
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  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    Pyxis wrote: »
    I'm feeling a bit wobbly.

    Is there a song about that? :D

  • PyxisPyxis Forumite
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    Watching the commemoration of the Somme.

    It's very poignant.

    Somewhat ironic that these Heads of State have come together to remember when we were killing each other.

    Ironic because it's exactly one week after the decision to divide.

    :(


    My grandfather lost a leg in WW1. Never knew how or why. :(
    (I just lurve spiders!)
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