Where have I been?

This is just a quick post to apologise for the lack of content over recent weeks but I’ve been somewhat preoccupied with preparing for, and walking, the Southern Upland Way with my wife, Diane. If you don’t know it, the 214 mile route stretches across Scotland’s Southern Uplands south of the line Glasgow-Edinburgh, from Portpatrick …

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Marking the Parish Boundaries

If you’re walking through Teesdale on the Teesdale Way you’re bound to encounter pairs of what look like milk churns or chimney pots, split down the middle and usually rust-red in colour. Inscribed vertically on each are the place names of the Teesdale parishes whose boundaries they mark: Middleton-in-Teesdale, Eggleston, Romaldkirk, Hunderthwaite, Cotherstone, Lartingon, Barnard …

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