Blog Entry 2 – Friday

Set off on time from Derby/Nottingham in bright sunny weather aiming for Scotch Corner. As we joined the A66 we also joined stair-rod rain!! which kept our driver occupied until Penrith when things brightened. Had a pleasant walk around Keswick & picked up a few last minute bargain hunting items. Arrived at base camp around 5-30pm & as we settled in the heavens opened & still are open at 10-30pm; the good Lord doesn’t want us walking on dry ground.
Much to ours & everyone else’s astonishment we actually prepared a 3 course meal – garlic bread, chilli & wine.
We are now prepared for the day ahead – let battle commence!!
Dave & Rowland

4 thoughts on “Blog Entry 2 – Friday”

  1. Mark Hargreaves

    Good luck with the challenge. Hope the weather is kind to you.

    Love Mark & Louise

  2. Good Luck and safe journey onward! Walking a small dog with a large stick over a muddy battlefield will seem like a breeze after this Rowland! Keep your energy levels up with plenty of cake! Love Fi

  3. Carole Harris

    May God bless you with fair weather and keep you safe for this huge challenge. I’m sure that your determination will get you through no matter what! Look after yourself Rowland, keep smiling, think positive and come back safe and sound with a job well done! My love and prayers are with you. Carole x

  4. I’m very proud of you Dad…. You are doing fabulously!!..Keep up the good work and I’ll hope for better weather for you to complete your amazing challenge.
    Happy Fathers Day…You’ll always stand at the highest peak in my eyes…today and always. Love you. Safe journey onwards. Paula.

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