Martin is a writer, singer and guitarist based on the North Yorkshire Coast. He is an ex-mental health nurse (RMN) and has been writing since 2014. He has had published his love letter to the sea (The Sea – My New Friend), which appeared in the popular health magazine (The Hub and on the BBC’s very own Julia Bradbury’s website ( Martin is also working on a collection of short stories/experiences, as well as a children’s book and a guide to the East Yorkshire Coast.

Martins ‘ramblings & things’ ….

What a wonderful walk in the Dales

Ingleton Falls: This lovely trail walk is a real treat, although all paths are a bit hilly, going up and down gorges. That said, it is easy for dogs and their owners.

An often overlooked area for walking in the Lakes

An often overlooked area for walking in the Lakes: This is not for the faint-hearted, as the route tackles the highest mountain pass in the Lakes, the mighty Kirkstone Pass, also known as ‘The Struggle.’