Tag Archives: adventures

The Snow Peak Double Walled Titanium Mug

If you’re a regular reader here one thing will probably be all too apparent, we like our tea at GLR towers! I can’t think of any trips we’ve done, be that shows, camping, greenlaning or just out for a drive where at some stage during the trip we haven’t pulled over and dragged the ‘brew box’ out of the boot… Read more »

Freelander 2 in the snow

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Yesterday I had to take our hairy beast to Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital in Cambridge for treatment for an ongoing condition. This was the 3rd of 4 visits and so far the trip there had been reasonably smooth, taking just under 2 hours. However due to the weather conditions yesterday, it took a little longer! My route was to be M5… Read more »

14 Capitals in 14 Days

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On the 18th of September Mark Pattenden will be setting out on a 14 day challenge to visit 14 capital cities in 14 days or less covering in excess of 6600 miles in his Discovery II using where possible, tracks and minor roads only. His goal is to raise £10000+ for the British Limbless Ex Service Men’s Association (BLESMA), Mark… Read more »

Honister Slate Mine’s Orange Defender

Our trip to the Lakes was not totally Land Rover free, we took the Honister slate mine tour whilst we were there (well worth a look if you ever get the chance) and there were several Land Rovers in evidence, the two most striking one’s being the orange liveried Honister 110’s. http://www.honister-slate-mine.co.uk/

Down time

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You may have noticed that it’s been a bit quiet on here of late, that’s because team GLR and friends have been on a jolly to the Lake District. Now, at this point I’d like to post up some photographs of our Land Rovers out enjoying the greenlanes and staggering vistas on offer in the Lakes, however, the main focus… Read more »

Welsh Lanes

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Went to Wales weekend just gone and a group of us took opportunity to drive a short greenlane. The going was quiet easy and about a half of it was on a metalled surface. The bits that weren’t covered were potholed in places but generally quite easy for a Freelander. On the way out we had to wait for the… Read more »