I started back at St John’s Lock, by the Trout Inn, in Lechlade, with the sun shining this time, rather than in the dark. I was just one bridge away from Halfpenny bridge in Lechlade which should have been my finish yesterday. Today’s destination was Cricklade.. The gusts of wind were very strong but I…Keep reading
Beautiful pink and red skies greeted me as I left Swindon on the bus this morning.Transport was a little stressful as I was quite close in connecting buses in Swindon but managed to get onboard. Then the bus towards Oxford was over 20 minutes late and I was close to miss that last connection but…Keep reading
It’s been a difficult start of the day as I realised my top backpack pocket was open on the bus. My key was hanging out (luckily it’s strapped in with a hook) and my wallet was missing! I’d not slept well and with accumulated fatigue for days, it was starting to have an impact. I…Keep reading
After a 10-week break due to high covid cases and risk, I came back on Abingdon bridge to carry on with the Thames Path walk.The plan is to reach Oxford today and Cricklade by Wednesday evening but the weather forecast is looking awful today and it’s going to be a challenge avoiding floods and muddy…Keep reading
What a lovely sunny winter’s day for a walk! I was lucky enough to be invited by my friend Andrea to join her for a walk, today. Joanna, another friend, joined her too so we went along, the three of us, on a circular walk from Bibury to Coln-St-Aldwyns and back to Bibury. The route…Keep reading
As I posted earlier, I couldn’t be on the Thames Path this weekend, so yesterday, I went to walk on the Ridgeway, locally from me, away from everything and as an opportunity to remember Judith. Judith is my friend Richard’s wife. I first met Judith when they both came to see me at the finish…Keep reading
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'She likes to walk and she likes to talk.' 'Mae hi'n hoffi cerdded a mae hi'n hoffi siarad.'