Category Archives: walking

Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part Five #coasttocoast #walking

Richmond to Robin Hood’s Bay This was the last section of our grand adventure. You can find the earlier sections of the walk from the Cumbrian coast at St Bees Head, here. Spread over four days we traversed the dull … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part Four

Kirkby Stephen to Richmond This is the fourth part of my walk that I undertook with my father and friends across England from Coast to Coast. Part three is here. You can link back to the earlier posts from there. … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part Three

I’m continuing a series on the Coast to Coast walk that my father and I did, with one of his friends, Ernie and two other friends who drove us. This is part three. Here is part one and here is … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part Two

St Bees To Patterdale The start of any long walk was full of apprehension. Will the body cope? Will my companions cope? Will my relationship with my companions cope? It rarely involved any sort of ‘will it be fun?’ I … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part One

‘Let’s do something a bit different next year.’ I should have known this would mean redefining the words ‘a bit’. Dad and I and a couple of his friends had just finished the fourth of our summer walking holidays. Dad … Continue reading

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The Easterliest Place #Lowestoft #walking

The best laid plans and all that. We are on a visit to Suffolk and had this rather neat plan sketched out. While the Textiliste headed for Beecles and a particularly fine example of Emporia Haberdasheri (I am not aware … Continue reading

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Moving West #capitalring #walking

I left off the other day, in Eltham Park North. We lunched in Eltham, an odd place that mixes large 1920s housing aimed at the newly affluent city middle class with a residue of the footpads and gangsters of the … Continue reading

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