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Bleck Cra
2011-08-08 17:46:25
"One Way Street" from Bleck Cra Contract pics
Picture: One Way Street (Contract pics)

MOTHER KNOWS BEST
All visitors to the beautiful Mourne Mountains will be pleased to read that the newly fabricated track on Binnian is safe. Safe – because it has a guardian, a fairy godmother. I know this because during the recent Mourne Seven Sevens challenge walk, I watched him berate Big Jim from the Spartan Rednex Club and organisers of the event – something about the effect the event was having on the track. Then further filling my cup of confidence, I spied him also correct 2 young girl runners coming up the hill for not using the proper track. This was within a 15 minute window in a 9/10hour walk, so we can be sure he delivered even more castigation during the day.
I related this to a friend later who suggested our guardian couldn’t have much to do. “Much?! Much?!! I choked. “Heavens, he has the whole mountain to protect!”
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tomlug48 a day ago.
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TommyV 2 weeks ago.
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TommyV 2 weeks ago.
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Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 weeks ago.
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Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 weeks ago.
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Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 weeks ago.
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The Light
BleckCra a month ago.
"... All social systems we've put into place are a mere sketch. One plus one equals two. That's all we've learned, but one plus one has never equaled two. There are, in fact, no numbers and no let...


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