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My End to End walk: Leg 15: Days 61 to 65: Peebles to Falkirk, SCOTLAND!; October 9 to 12 2018, 69 miles (111km) walked so far: 958 miles (1,542 km).
Early morning flight to … Scotland! Catching a bus from Edinburgh Hello Peebles And the SCOTTISH BORDERS! So good to be back on the trail October bounty October apple season Barony castle, Eddleston I’ve had some better dinners but oh well..in a world that has not yet caught up…. But was cool to eat with […]
All my city walks are two hours long and can be booked anytime for any size group, large or small! Stay tuned for the Lost Rivers of London Walks!
My End to End walk: Leg 14: Days 57 to 60: Haltwhistle, England to St Boswells, SCOTLAND!; September 9 to 12 2018, 79 miles (127km) walked so far: 890 miles (1,432 km).
My End to End walk: Leg 14: Days 57 to 60: Haltwhistle, England to St Boswells, SCOTLAND!; September 9 to 12 2018, 79 miles (127km) walked so far: 890 miles (1,432 km). Into Scotland! Crossed Hadrian’s Wall in driving rain, no camera came out, no pictures… Crindledykes lime kiln Haydon Bridge. Limestone and coal were […]
My End to End walk: Leg 13: Days 51 to 56: Hawes to Haltwhistle; July 14 to 19 2018, 103.36 miles (166km) walked so far: 815.01 miles (1,311 km).
Cumbria, Northumberland…it’s all about sheep! Superman was at the Green Dragon in Hardraw. And he’ll be there when you go too! Great cairns of the Pennine way and useful too on foggy days Near Thwaite Perfect mother and lamb Ahh Stonesdale Falls… My friend Rebecca was my companion for four of these six days. Great […]
My End to End walk: Leg 12: Days 46 to 50: Hebden Bridge to Hawes; June 13 to 17, 2018, 76.15 miles (122km) walked so far: 711.65 miles (1,145 km).
My End to End walk: Leg 12: Days 46 to 50: Hebden Bridge to Hawes; June 13 to 17, 2018. So nice to have my newlyweds Lizzie and Christophe joining me for part of the first three days of this leg, here to join me, all the way from the Pyrenees! Christophe approaching Wurthering Heights […]
This tour is a must for the visitor to London, a city of villages indeed, but the great monuments of power are a sight to be seen. “If these walls could talk” well…. perhaps I can make them talk just enough for you and a great day discovering and exploring the center of the centre […]
BLOOMSBURY! You will hear all kinds of incredible stories I have dug out for you, (literary and more), see places on your doorstep you might have never seen before, hear the latest gossip of those who once “lived in squares and loved in triangles”, the “Bloomsberries” of course, and….. many more tales as we wind […]
Over the centuries, from the Huguenot Protestant silk weavers to the Irish Catholics, the Ashkenazi Jews and the Muslim Bengalis of what is now know as ‘Banglatown’, along with the affluent artists and architects and designers of today, this neighbourhood has seen so many changes, each bringing much mystery and intrigue to this “unique cultural crucible” […]
My End to End walk: Leg 11: Days 42 to 45: Monyash to Hebden Bridge; May 8 to 11, 2018, 75.5 miles (121.50) km). Total walked so far: 635.5 miles (1023 km)
My End to End walk: Leg 11: Days 42 to 45: Monyash to Hebden Bridge; May 8 to 11, 2018, 75.5 miles (121.50) km). Total walked so far: 635.5 miles (1023 km) Adventures with Katie: 55 years of friendship! My very first friend, over from Washington State USA to walk w me! First day: Green […]
My End to End walk: Leg 10: Days 37 to 41: Codsall to Monyash; April 10 to 14, 2018, 80.5 miles (130 km). Total walked so far: 560 miles (901 km)
So far: Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Devonshire… A few glimpses of “the way” on some very wet English days, but beautiful tracks always.. Chillington Roman road below, Union canal above. Shropshire Union Canal, so enchanting. Where’s the trail? Under water! Another case of wading through water in my bare toes. Felt […]
My End to End walk: Leg 9: Days 34 to 36: Worcester to Codsall; April 1 to 5, 2018, 48.5 miles (78 km). Total walked so far: 480 miles (772 km)
More along the beautiful river Severn, or Severn Canal, Worcesterhire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and so on along the county line.. The best is we’ve passed Birmingham and didn’t even so much as notice! Hard rain these days, so no photos on my first 20-mile day up the River Severn to Bewdley. Bewdely is surprisingly […]
My End to End walk: Leg 8: Days 30 to 33: Stroud to Worcester; August 28 to 31 2017, 53 miles (85 km). Total walked so far: 431 miles (694 km)
Most of this leg was walking along the river Severn, through Gloucestershire, into Worcestershire. Reflections on the river Severn near Worcester. Wine in Gloucestershire? Sure! Great tree to sit in.. Dave and Bob: 78 and 79 years old, doing the whole Cotswold way camping out and with huge backpacks! Bob said he was in the […]
My End to End walk: Leg 7: Days 26 to 29: Cold Ashton to Stroud, July 29 to August 1st 2017, 49.11 miles (79 km). Total walked so far: 378.25 miles (609 km)
My End to End walk: Leg 7: Days 26 to 29: Cold Ashton to Stroud, July 29 to August 1st 2017, 49.11 miles (79 km). Total walked so far: 378.25 miles (609 km) Ken was our bus driver from Bath to Cold Ashton to begin the walk. This was the very last ride of […]
My End to End walk: Leg 6: Days 22 to 25: Wells to Cold Ashton via Bath, June 27-30 2017, 56.14 miles (90 km). Total walked so far: 329.14 miles (517 km)
Alex and Maria from Poland and John from everywhere… on the bus to Wells. They were going to join 700 volunteers to cleanup the remains of Glastonbury festival’s 1/4 million fans, in hope of free food, new friends, discarded rubber boots, tents and a fun time. I hope they found what they were looking for, […]
Leg 5: Days 18 to 21: Taunton to Wells Somerset, May 23-26 2017, 45.27 miles (73 km). Total walked so far: 273 miles (440 km)
“Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? What could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say “yes” to life – and see how life suddenly starts working […]
Leg 4: Days 14 to 17: Yeoford to Taunton, May 8-11 2017, 53.6 miles (86.26km). Total walked so far: 228.21 miles (367.26km)
Leg 4: Days 14 to 17: Yeoford to Taunton, May 8-11 2017, 53.6 miles (86.26km). Total walked so far: 228.21 miles (367.26km). Looking down over the Crediton Hamlets, onto the red red iron soil of Devon, known as the culme measures. Our first friends Louise is popular with the heifers. Shobrooke Barton, one of the […]
Leg 3: days 10-13: Launceston to Yeoford, April 30 to May 3rd 2017; 52.06 miles (83.78km).Total walked so far: 174.61 miles (281km)
Leg 3: days 10-13: Launceston to Yeoford, April 30 to May 3rd 2017; 52.06 miles (83.78km).Total walked so far: 174.61 miles (281km) Off we go with my intrepid companions for this leg: Laura and Suchi! Have walked this far so far… 174.61 miles (281km). Land’s end to Yeoford, Devon. My friend on the bus from […]
Leg 2: Days 6-9: Truro to Launceston: April 21-24 2017; 52.06 miles (83.78km). Walked so far: 122.55 miles (197.22km)
Leg 2: Days 6-9: Truro to Launceston: April 21-24 2017; 52.06 miles (83.78km). Walked so far: 122.55 miles (197.22km) Truro is beautiful! The cathedral has amazing stained glass windows with all the great English historical events. He is like me: meditating in ‘the’ field!…. Gotta love this sign it says: “Due to Exhaust fumes […]
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