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Grieve not for what thou canst not do but rejoice in what you can do.

  • Full Name: David Cross ( 83 / Male )
  • Lives In: Todmorden, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship: United Kingdom
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Retired
  • About davidx:

    I taught in Further Education for 22 years and then worked as an official in a trade union (Natfhe - now part of UCU) for almost 11. In 1995 I had serious heart problems and had to retire for ill health.

  • Hobbies:

    Reading (history, novels, biography)
    Music appreciation
    Art appreciation
    Family history.
    Natural history and evolution.

  • Favourite places:

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Summer - Scotland, Norway, Finland, Færoes

    Winter, Spring, Autumn - France, Spain, Italy

Travel Help


I am English but my son and grandchildren live near Bethesda and I have enjoyed many days and longer breaks in Wales. I can help with the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the Lleyn Peninsula or Snowdonia.

» Ask davidx a question about Wales.


I have spent appreciable time in the highlands and I have family in the Borders Region. I am happy to try to advise on either.

» Ask davidx a question about Scotland.


I am offering because there are no helpers down for the Faroe Islands. I do not know al the answers but I have been about much of the islands and think I could help those planning a first visit.

» Ask davidx a question about Faroe_Islands.


I live in Yorkshire and I can help with enquiries about Lancashire and Yorkshire northwards. From younger days I can help with Devon and Cornwall.

» Ask davidx a question about England.

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