Coast to Coast Day 1: Starting out from St Bees

What’s the point of doing something challenging if you don’t BORE ON about it for at least a year afterwards?! With that in mind, here’s the first installment all about my #coasttocoast walk last month, complete with vids at the end. I’ll upload each day as I get round to it. Thanks so much for…

Preparing for the Coast to Coast Walk. Mostly succeeding.

Let’s talk about prep baby. Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about walking 200 miles, day after day, across the countryyyyyyyy etc. My coast to coast walk is now just a month away, and with that in mind there’s quite a few things that I have realised I should be doing in preparation…

Coast to Coast on foot

It’s happening. I’m having a midlife crisis. Which is to suppose that I’m actually ‘mid’ life, but what do we know? This I do know – life is short, so you should seize every chance you have to do the things you want to do. Even if what you want to do is walk 200…

How to have a bastard brilliant ski holiday

I’m supposed to be finishing writing an ebook this week but yesterday I got back from having a fucking brilliant ski holiday, so instead I am taking a short interlude to instruct you all on how to have the very same. 1. Go with the most amusing people you know It doesn’t matter if they…

Until the sun.

  My love, my daughter. It’s the first day of your next year. We walk out together behind the house to the field to catch the last pink gold of the same sun which has shone for us every day of these last nine years. How can it be the same, when we are not?…