Memories of Fife with the reading of a revised guide to the Fife Coastal Path.
George Orwell tried to describe his perfect pub, which he called The Moon under Water — drawing together the best parts of other pubs: his perfect pub never existed. Nor are any of the pubs with that name anywhere near perfect. Not from that company. Bill Bryson, in The Lost Continent, sought out the quintessentialContinue reading “The perfect guide-book”
The pandemic has curtailed my walking almost to zero: the 2019 Spring Bank Holiday weekend gave me more walking distance than the ten months since mid-February 2020. However, I have been walking, albeit sedentarily and in my mind, all year. I have been designing walks from 5km in length to 1500km in front of theContinue reading “Armchair walking”
The Thames, of course, is our great river in London. It also features in this introductory podcast on rivers, in which walking will play its part.https://rivercastpodcast.podbean.com/
I have taken the opportunity so generously provided by Covid-19 to review and refresh the route-guides on this site. It may prove that I shall need another review once All This is over, for it is inevitable that there will be changes to resources and facilities: shops, pubs, cafés and public transport will not beContinue reading “Refreshment”