Eight months in to my 2,500-mile hike through British history, I answer your questions from ‘the scariest moment’ to washing issues.
The BBC presenter’s dapper appearance was the antithesis of mine. I was clad in battered hiking boots, trousers with holes in the hems and was fighting with my hiking buggy. […]
While everyone rushes to reflect on their ‘best’ (braggable) moments of 2017, here’s a look at what I didn’t manage to suss out over the past year.
Swords clashed against one another, clanging metal pounding the air. The chainmail-encased warriors hollered and their riotous shouts collided with the iron weapons. One by one, men dropped to the […]
The Journey Part 7 – Middlesbrough to Scarborough “What? You’re walking through it? Oh no, you can’t. Tell you what, I finish my shift at 2pm, I can drive you […]
The Journey Part 6 – Newcastle to Darlington County The thundering roar of blades cut through the air as I quick-marched down a litter-strewn street. Rundown red-brick terraces were under […]
I was converted in Ecuador inside a fluorescent-lit room. The man cupped my hands in his, moved a step closer and beamed with pride, “You’ve made the right decision,” he […]
It’s affects half the world’s population. Its impact can immobilise us. It can cause unconsciousness and send us into a shivering, feverish wreck. And it happens, on average, 13 times […]
Never one for writing reviews after just a few uses, I have compiled my best hiking kit clothes review after five months on the road (trail, mud path etc!). This […]
“See that tiny, dingy room over there?” the volunteer guide said as he pointed before continuing, “That’s were they were held. There was a small hole in the wall where […]