Actions That Echo…

This is a post written on the train as I head to Poole to start “the big one” - the South West Coast Path. 600+ miles of plodding.  I’m doing it in 2 sections due…

Hadrians Wall Path – Finished!

So I popped back as lockdown eased and finished the excellent Hadrians Wall Path. This was supposed to happen on Day 2, back in Feb but Storm Dennis meant it was flooded / not safe.…

Virtual Walk

I jumped on todays Twitter trend and did a #virtualwalk for my mum and dad who are isolating because of the Covid-19 virus.... https://youtu.be/-6Hs83FGFes

(Most Of) Hadrians Wall Path – A Summary.

I took 4 days off after the South Downs Way, and then I headed North, to Carlisle to get the 06:35 bus to Bowness-on-Solway on Valentines Day. I *love* walking but that had nothing to…

Yorkshire Wolds Way – A Summary.

Only 6 months since my last post? After a gap of >3 years! Outrageous! My 2 subscribers (hiya Mum and Dad!) will have to start scheduling dedicated time to keep up with this flurry of…

C2C – The Longest Day.

About 41km. A thousand metres short of a marathon. But a slowly plodded one carrying my pack, and with a tent erecting task at the end.  The guy who did the first marathon didn't do…

C2C – Left Foot, Right Foot. Repeat. 

Writing this in Yorkshire! The Lakes are behind me and morale has picked up. The day after my last post, I had the short but steep Grasmere to Patterdale leg, where I was overtaken by…

C2C – Hills. Biscuits. 

I retract my earlier blog post. I cannot handle hills like I can handle biscuits. Not in this heat! ("Milk was a bad choice!") Tough day. And 2 harder ones ahead. Today was the 3rd…

C2C – Super Regular Update King…

Yeah. Bang to Rights. I'm guilty of skipping a few posts. Like 2 or 3 years at a time. I'm only writing this because Ellis* mentioned it and that stuck in my noggin. Luckily my…

Back Home… Suprise!
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Back Home… Suprise!

A few final reflections... At the end of my time in New Zealand I was starting to get ready to come home and look for a job. Missed working - lots of people I've mentioned…