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Hebridean Way – Envoi

I can’t decide whether the Hebridean Way will become a classic trail…

Hebridean Way – North Lewis

A much more fitting end to a long trail…

Hebridean Way hiking trail outer hebrides

Hebridean Way – North Uist and Berneray

There was nothing for it but to go for a walk…

Hebridean Way – South Uist and Benbecula

I stood by myself in the wind, in the middle of nowhere, staring at some dirt, and suddenly began to understand…

scarista beach on island of Harris

The Hebridean Way

Who wouldn’t want to walk to what, according to the record book, is the UK’s windiest place?

norfolk broads windmill england

The Weavers Way – Skies, Tides and Lions

As the tied ebbed so did our energy…

cromer seaside town norfolk england

The Weavers Way – Flat Out Fascinating

My adopted home county of Norfolk was of minority interest as a potential hiking destination…

Scottish National Trail – Cape Wrath at last.

I was in an odd position, not to mention an altered state of mind…

Scottish National Trail – racing the rain.

Such a thirty-five mile hike might have been feasible in Norfolk…

Bivvy Forgiveness

Why then would we endure bivvying? This is why….

gwynedd Llyn lleyn trail hike walk beach

Llimping round the Llŷn – 3.

One of the wildest beaches in West Wales…

Llŷn Lleyn coast path trail hiking

Llimping round the Llŷn – 2.

Bleak almost beyond belief…

gwynedd coast path

Llimping round the Llŷn – 1.

In the far west of Wales, my kind of youth is still available, half a century on…

On the edge – not least of intelligibility.

Savouring the slippery dissonance of liminality…

Things that go bump in the tide.

Part of the plan is to account for myself…