Next year’s award…

Well the dust has settled, along with the snow. It’s been non-stop networking since the TGO Awards last Wednesday, around 8.40pm, when I heard my name called and the world turned upside down. And now I want to talk about next year’s award. Not for me, silly. With the best will in the world, I’m unlikely to write…

Training the trainers

I’m thinking of establishing a ‘One in: One out’ policy at Strawberry How. Aimed primarily, you understand, at the Fell Shoe Gremlin. We’d already reached peak ‘approach shoe’ and the route guides have long since multiplied beyond any hope of redemption, but yesterday we hit peak rucksack too. Incidentally, I didn’t know they were called approach shoes…

And the award goes to…

Well that was a busy 48 hours! It’s times like these when you realise just how wide your ‘network’ is. Or isn’t. Although I’m happy to report that mine appears to be flourishing. And it always comes as a welcome surprise when you hear that people out there have actually read – no, not just…