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October 5, 2010

Hedging my bets……..

by backpackingbongos

It rained all day Sunday here in Nottingham, that really insistent wet sort of rain.  It was with great pleasure that I spent the day in front of the computer playing around with Anquet maps.  I came up with a nice bank of weekend backpacks that I can just grab and go with short notice, no more planning needed.  That should come in handy this weekend as I am planning to backpack but can’t make up my mind where to go.  So therefore as usual I am going to play the weather lottery.  It will either be the Cheviots, the Lake District or Mid Wales, that should cover all geographic eventualities.  The area with the best weather forecast come Thursday night will get my vote.

It’s just a shame that I have developed the sniffles today and feeling decidedly ropey, hopefully it will pass by the end of the week.  Time to go downstairs to try and get some sympathy from my better half.  She had it last week but I am sure that my cold will be much much worse.  You have to be careful with man flu, it can be a killer………