Category Archives: England

Shot on the sly

Taken by my friend Sally (without me noticing) Advertisements

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Peregrina Preparatio 10

8km (5miles) Longshaw Estate, Peak District Perfect walking weather: Cloudy but warm, some light drizzle… and hot sunshine Clothing : Zipoff trouser-shorts, t shirt, raincoat (part way) Terrain: hilly footpaths, paths through woods My friend and I set off out … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 9

Today’s long walk was a pilgrimage of sorts. Weather: hot and sunny, with some cloud. About 25C Clothing: shorts and tshirt, walking boots Distance: 17 km (more or less) It was also really good preparation for the Camino in terms … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 8 : Milldale – Ashbourne (Derbyshire)

Today’s walk (in beautiful rural Derbyshire)took me by surprise by turning into a pilgrimage. There’s a heatwave in the UK at the moment, so I travelled light, with a tiny backback (for the water and map), and it was definitely … Continue reading

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Travelling Light

I used to be good -really good – at travelling light, but recently I seem to have lost the knack, and somehow I’m going to have to find the minimalistic mojo again in order to succeed at walking the Camino. … Continue reading

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2014/13 dilemma

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2014/12 picket fence (somewhere in Surrey)

My friend treated me to a pub lunch – this was the view from the window. The double fronted green detached house looks just like a child would draw. I fell in love with it. Fences in England are interesting … Continue reading

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