Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hardraw Force and Cotterdale

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Second day of walking, this time a lap of Cotterdale, a small side valley off of Wensleydale. The valley is blind, so no through traffic which meant it would be more peaceful than Wensleydale itself, except the RAF seem to make use of all the dales for low level runs. On the way out we went via Hawdraw Force which… Read more »

Nice Cheese Grommit

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Another chance to get away from normality, whatever that is. This time, although the intended destination was the Lake District, we find ourselves just East in the Yorkshire Dales. A nice 11 mile walk today, up one fell and down another. Hawes, the town we are in, gets a visit from the Tour de France next weekend on its first… Read more »

CIA launches Twitter and Facebook accounts

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The United States Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA, has opened its first official accounts on Twitter and Facebook, it announced on Friday. The spy agency said it would help it to engage more directly with the public and make unclassified information on the agency “more accessible”. — CIA launches Twitter and Facebook accounts I couldn’t help but snicker over this… Read more »