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Sep 24, 2017 - Blakey to Greenhowe, Glaisdale

Day 16 over 9 miles So the day began with breakfast from well locally resourced ingredients....delicious. As I sat there my mind wandered to the previous night in the restaurant and a customers pomposity. 'Is the lamb locally sourced?' she asked the Dutch waitress. 'Yes all our fresh products are' came the reply. 'Is the lamb grass fed?' was the next query which needed confirmation from chef. For goodness sake I thought having this last 2 weeks passed sheep after sheep eating grass, sheep eat little else and would find a grass free diet...

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May 7, 2012 - Onto the Moors

Today we headed out to the Yorkshire Moors to the small village of Rosedale Abbey in the Rosedale Valley. The area is mixture of wild moorlands and stone-walled fields of farms. The area was first settled in the Bronze Age. In the 12th century a group of Cistercian or Benedictine nuns arrived and a priory was built which eventually closed in 1536 on the Dissolution of the Monasteries under Henry VIII. Hence how the village got its name. Our walk took us through farmyards over pretty streams and through a number of small hamlets. Daisy even...

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