The end of the day at Glencoe

Published 23 November 2014

On the road between the Clachaig Inn and Glencoe SYHA.

OS Locate App review

Published 19 November 2014

No idea where you are? Enter OS Locate – the smartphone app that gives you your grid reference

A sunset over Arthur’s Seat

Published 16 November 2014

I love Edinburgh.

Wandle Trail

Published 12 November 2014

A wander up one of London’s smaller rivers.

I’m looking at the big sky

Published 9 November 2014

What was that Kate Bush song where she sang “I’m looking at that big sky”?

The annual updates to Planning a Trip

Published 5 November 2014

Changes ahoy!

The autumn sun behind a Dufton tree

Published 2 November 2014

A beatuiful view from the Pennine Way.


Published 29 October 2014

A lunchtime stroll in a place to think in the heart of the capital

Haunted Forest, this way

Published 26 October 2014

It’s Halloween soon. In case you forgot.


Published 22 October 2014

Three years after the idea was originally mooted, it was finally time to head up to the highest point in Wales.

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.

Thames Path 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.