In which we go on an urban safari, with cake
Edinburgh, Arthur’s Seat
In which we attempt to give ourselves diabetes on top of an inner city mountain
Pilgrims’ Way, Otford to Wrotham
Stage 9 of the Pilgrims Way in which I have ringing in my ears which for once isn’t tinnitus and consider foraging and living in a ditch
Pilgrims’ Way, Oxted to Otford
Stage 8 of the Pilgrims’ Way in which we miss a golden opportunity to steal Liz Truss’s acorns and I make a series of inappropriate jokes
Pilgrims’ Way, Box Hill to Merstham
Stage 6 of the Pilgrims Way in which I witness a murder* *of crows
The New Forest: Ivy Wood & Perrywood
In which I ramble around the woodlands looking for pigs, but have to make do with a Martian invader.
Pilgrims’ Way, Gomshall to Box Hill
Stage 5b of the Pilgrims’ Way in which I immerse myself in beech woods and after some quiet contemplation decide to wish thunderbolts on a church spire.
Brockenhurst, New Forest: Trolls, Trees and Orchids
In which I get up ridiculously early and get a mackerel sky, plenty of deer and a whiff of a troll.
Pilgrims’ Way: Guildford to Gomshall
Stage 5a of the Pilgrims’ Way in which I fail to find a dragon’s cave and fail to find hospitality in a quintessentially expensive Surrey village
Pilgrims’ Way, Merstham to Oxted
Section 7 of the Pilgrims’ Way in which we walk the ridge of the downs accompanied by the constant rumble of the London Orbital and I am delighted to find a stinkpipe