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by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
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Re: report buxton walking weekend

final night and philip had not only compiled another quiz but he also read us one of his poems and john brought along his guitar...this year on our final night we didn't have an elvis impersonator as we did in barmouth but we did have a gentleman who had won the tv new faces talent show a few years ...
by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: report buxton walking weekend

finally walk complete...
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group photo in dove holes at the end of walk
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waiting for the train to take us back to buxton
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and finally back in buxton for a nice pot of well derserved earl grey tea and a scone with clotted crem and jam
by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

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after some rather scary moments along a treacherous path along the valley sides with a drop down into the valley below we eventually we reached black edge moor ..
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the walk along black edge
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the view from the top of black edge moor
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the decent into dove holes
by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

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day 2..and the walkers head up from buxton for a walk along the black edge moor to dove holes....

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group photo before the hard climb up on to black edge moor
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the walk on the lower slopes through the woods and bracken
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morale was high despite the tough climb
by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

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phil's quiz night in the vault pub and john providing the music...
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by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

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once on top of grin low we couldn't resist posing with the local wildlife....
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by liverpoolken
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 612

report buxton walking weekend

i have been asked to post up a report about our recent walking weekend in buxton…i will keep in short and let the photos do the talking…… earlier in the year a few of the participants of the original leonard cohen walking weekend which took place in barmouth in 2008 decided it would be a good idea t...
by liverpoolken
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

and more good news padma has now signed up to join us...padma is going to be another thursday arrival and staying a few miles outside of town but not too sure exactly what time she will be arriving...so can some of the folk who will be there in buxton on the thursday contact her to swap mobile numbe...
by liverpoolken
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

butt out bro...

..this is the thread for ORIGINAL leonard cohen walker's weekend ...not the copycat one that tries to masquerade as the true walking group....

although they do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery....but nevertheless.. butt out...

ta ken
by liverpoolken
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

philip it's a TEMPLE not a mount...solomon's temple on grin low...i too shall be arriving on friday morning.. my train arrives in buxton at 11:48 so i shall see you and jean and the rest of the gang at 11:59 outside the roseleigh .. here is some homework for you.... http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leis...
by liverpoolken
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

hi margaret... no I haven't been doing a recee just photos i pulled from the interweb...seeing as the walk is only a few weeks away I thought I would do some research for handy walks around buxto I also came across the ring of trees walk...which seems to circle around the town and it keeps on the fl...
by liverpoolken
Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

great arial shot looking down on solomon's temple..buxton in the top right hand corner

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and the clincher ...we can do that tower of pisa thing....ta ken


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by liverpoolken
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

views from solomon's temple...i think it would it would make a nice start to the weekend...ta ken
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by liverpoolken
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

the walk up solomon's temple...ta ken
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by liverpoolken
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 5580

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

as has been suggested we can choose our saturday walk in the pub on friday night...but howsabout a little walk up to solomon's temple on friday?...it's only a 1.3 mile 30/40 minute walk up from the town and the views from up there are fantastic....so who is around from say noon on friday?..i will be...

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