Autumn Leaves

Published 19 October 2014

Time to get kicking them with your boots.

Dales Way: Crossing the Border

Published 15 October 2014

A momentous part of the Dales Way journey. That actually doesn’t really change much.D

Footpath, footpath, footpath

Published 12 October 2014

A very helpful signpost, I’m sure you’ll agree.

The Great Kendal Mint Cake Taste Test

Published 8 October 2014

It’s well known and much loved, but which Kendal Mint Cake is the best?

Can you spot what’s missing from the Wales Coast Path?

Published 5 October 2014

“Can you see the sea yet?”

Dales Way: The Cow-ening

Published 1 October 2014

Hitchcock never wrote that seminal film, The Cows, but if he had, would he have set it on the Dales Way?

Trying to get a signal

Published 28 September 2014

In the middle of nowhere, holding up a phone.

Stage 10: Staines to Windsor

Published 24 September 2014

Walking alone, an origami metal swan, Sludge Tank Number 2, a monument to democracy and a fantastically named MP, and a great big castle which takes up the river bank.

On a Rock

Published 21 September 2014

…on a rock, you’ve got me standing on a rock.

Dales Way: Looking up a random hill

Published 17 September 2014

I went up a hill to see what I could see.

A Most Impressive Cairn

Published 14 September 2014

Probably not the most robust of cairns.

The “Walks I Want To Do” List

Published 10 September 2014

So many walks, so little time.

The beauty of Loch Lomond

Published 7 September 2014

The West Highland Way was where I fell in love wit the dramatic scenery of the Scottish highlands. Beautiful lochs, stunning mountains, loads of midges. What is there not to like? Besides the midges.

The best view of water you will ever see

Published 27 July 2014

Someone pass me the inflatable dinghy!

Planning a trip on the West Highland Way

Published 23 July 2014

A stunning walk through dramatic Highland scenery. Just who doesn’t want to walk the West Highland Way?

Map of the West Highland Way

Published 23 July 2014

View the route that the West Highland Way travels, on a scrollable OS map.

Looking at the sea at Robin Hood’s Bay

Published 20 July 2014

It’s a long way before there’s anything but water.

Walking too fast

Published 16 July 2014

Why I won’t be rushing to complete a trail any time soon.

A bench with a view

Published 13 July 2014

It just implores you to sit down and look.

Stage 9: Shepperton to Staines

Published 9 July 2014

Queues at the locks, the stairs and stripes, Laleham in Bloom and a great name for a dry cleaners.