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Rivington Pike to Brown Hill to Back of sportsman’s cottage

Posted in 10 peaks winter Hill, Baby Brother, Bell Pits, Brown Hill, Crooked Edge Hill, disused tip, Horwich, Lancashire, Mine adit, Old mines, River Douglas, Rivington, Rivington Pike, winter hill mast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 24, 2011 by jakeofwinterhill

looking at Leo who is in the back carrier – pike in the background


wall marks the boundary between Chorley and Horwich

An old bottle top

on the way to the pike over the gate

view towards the mast

Yes I am eating Bilberries !

crooked edge and the two lads

if you wanted to know what it looked like at the top of the Pike !
Brown Hill

someone has planted a garden on the side of  river Douglas

River Douglas

old sheepfold –

Note from Dad Pre-historic swirls?  one distict and one less you can feel the one on left , with two it is unlikely just to be random !

Bell Pit

old mine level or adit

pike in the background this is tough grass for me

yes roly poly time !

taking a break !

old shaft ? or collapse ?
nothing is marked on the circa 1900 map of the area


My new baby brother Leo

Posted in Baby Brother on January 15, 2011 by jakeofwinterhill

Leo Daniel, is my new baby brother, born on the 9th January 2011 at 22:06 at home, weighing 8lb 1oz. 
Me seeing my baby brother for the first time, seconds after he was born, upstairs in our home.

Me holding Leo, I am very proud to be his big brother!

Leo asleep in his bouncy chair, he likes it here.

Leo trying out his cot.
Note From dad:
Jake has been enjoying his time with his brother and has not been out on the fells this week,