The Pennine Way

A series of short stories specially commissioned to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of Britain's first long distance walk, The Pennine Way.

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AR01The Bride Doll20050418

Two sisters are landladies at different bed and breakfasts along the Pennine Way.

One particular walker, a retired headmaster and widower, is wooed by both.

The sisters compete to seduce him with their cooking skills: jam roly poly and a very special steak and ale pie.

But which sister will be the lucky one.

  • by.... - - - lesley glaister

  • AR02At The Bottom, Looking Up20050419

    written by Mike Stott and read by Bernard Gallagher.

    Series of five specially commissioned short stories to mark the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Pennine Way.

    A retired sheep farmer remembers his life on the Pennine Way.

    Now disabled and speechless, he remembers the wild life he saw from the tops, the tragedies and the triumphs of the natural order of things.

    AR0320050420

    3/5.

    The Pennine Way.

    Venus Fly Trap: By Jane Rogers: Series of five specially commissioned short stories to mark the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Pennine Way.

    AR04Gladness20050421

    by Mark Illis.

    The M62 is a modern Pennine Way.

    It crosses the Pennines from MANCHESTER to LEEDS and its where Bill Dax, the script writer of a television soap has a near death - or is it a near life - experience.

    AR05 LASTVenus Fly Trap20050422

    By Jane Rogers.

    A young girl serving in a garden centre cafe is invited to come walking by one of the customers.

    He's clad in all the latest walking clothes and has a massive rucksack.

    She's only wearing her trainers.

    He takes her up Standedge Cutting and introduces her to the unique landscape that is the Pennine Way.