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309 Auchencairn to Dundrennan

It’s Easter Sunday. And so… of course… it’s raining. I decide to go for a short walk today, my hubby will go for a short bike ride, and we’ll enjoy a lazy afternoon together. There are no obvious paths along the coast, … Continue reading

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295 Abbey Town to Kirkbride

It’s dull and dismal. But I finally break the 3,000 mile barrier. Continue reading

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272 Oxcliffe to Sunderland Point

At Sambo’s Grave, I’m surprised to see a collection of tributes – everything from painted stones to plastic teddy bears. Continue reading

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196 Milford Haven to Dale

Being an early-bird is not always a good idea. I walk in the rain and take the long way around Sandy Haven, before meeting an unexpected companion. And I pass an important personal milestone. Continue reading

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157am River Axe to Uphill

I endure the rain, meet some llamas, and enjoy great views over salt marshes. Any suggestions on avoiding wet feet would be welcome. Continue reading

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Stage 20. Old Hall Marshes to Tollesbury

Bradwell Power Station looms menacingly on the horizon. There is the threat of rain and strange colour-changing light. My trousers look like an insect graveyard – sticky webs with spiders, flies, butterflies, beetles, ladybirds… Little flies extract their revenge on behalf of the insect kingdom, attacking my upper arms. Continue reading

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Stage 3. Thornham to Burnham Deepdale

Now the rain begins to fall. I wrap my camera in plastic bag and stuff my iPhone into my bra. I am a little damp. I can’t resist taking lots of photographs of boats. Yesterday it was beach huts, today boats. Continue reading

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