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Coast to Coast – Norfolk to Wales 5

How would I survive a bivy in this? I began to cry out loud to the forest Gods for shelter, oh please, any shelter…

Coast to Coast – Norfolk to Wales 4

I just plonked the bivy down rather informally on the towpath. A couple of dog walkers said hello, but after that I had the place to myself…

Coast to Coast – Norfolk to Wales 3

On my Cosmic Solstice Rebirth Pilgrimage across Britain I now found myself slinking like a damp rat from pub to petrol station, scrounging brownies off innocent residents and slurping instant coffee from cardboard with desperate enthusiasm…

Coast to Coast – Norfolk to Wales 2

What a heritage, what a country. And what better way to appreciate it than to blunder through the whole accumulation, the whole palimpsest of it all, on foot…

heacham norfolk dune camp

Coast To Coast – Norfolk to Wales 1

On June 5th 2019 I stumbled with unusual optimism off my own front doorstep and onto the first long distance hike I’ve ever devised myself. It was to be my best and most unique adventure yet…

Making a Micro-Tarp

My first unambitious step into the murky and quite laborious world of MYOG – Making Your Own Gear.

Pennine Way – an Entertaining Extension

You may be surprised to hear anyone might casually stroll onwards into Scotland…

windy gyle bivvy view over cheviot hills

Pennine Way Blog 3 – Days 15 – 17

I sorted myself out and hunkered down, it started to get dark…

Pennine Way Blog 3 – Days 12 to 14

I am running out of expressions for ‘it started to rain really quite heavily’…