We are on the cusp of the high season for TGO Challenge route-planning so, like addicts around the world, I’m surrounded by maps and gear spreadsheets. It’s a time-consuming task but bound by a deadline …. which means I will … Continue reading
When I was a child our Summer Holidays were always spent camping on a farm. Before we left home we would always make a few of these cakes to take with us. Officially called “Tea Brack”, in our family it … Continue reading
My phone ate the message I composed on Saturday night, or maybe it dissolved in the wet? Had to change day 2 as could not ford a burn/river/raging torrent. After two wet days and nights, I am now booked into … Continue reading
Two weeks today, I will be in the foothills of Mount Kenya and heading upwards. Today’s walk was intended to test out a pair of boots which I may use in Kenya and also to see whether all my effort … Continue reading
Yesterday, I bought Half Man Half Biscuit‘s new album 90 Bisodol (Crimond) and, on hearing track 7, remembered I’d not written up this trip from October…. so here it is. I’d spent the week near Wenlock Edge, celebrating (commiserating?) a … Continue reading
I only got lost once and only fell in one river – so a good day. Weather: lots. Pushed on 3km further than planned. Can’t wait for pasta to cook; need some energy.