After our productive first day (the GPSr tracked us 30 miles.) we stayed the night at the Ostrich Inn in Castle Acre. Fed, watered and rested we awake somewhat broken. As we hobble around our room, quite unsure how we can even walk to the bathroom, let alone the final 16 miles. We continually reassure ourselves we will just do what we can. Each step … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day Two
The Peddars Way is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, England. It is 46 miles (74 km) long and follows the route of a Roman road. A footpath I’ve always been intrigued by. It makes a popular walking holiday – usually undertaken over the course of several days. Or if you are daft enough you suggest giving it a go over the weekend. I really never do … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day one.
I live in East Anglia, deep in the fens. It’s flat. In fact, parts of it under sea level. I dream of walking hills and mountains. *Wistful sigh* I’m sure the reality would involve a lot of red-faced puffing, panting and pain but for now we’ll stick with the dreamy image of sunbeams, snowy peaks and lederhosen… Sometimes though, you have to do something about … Continue reading When Mountains are calling…
I’ve always been curious about Buffs. Seeming to be the ideal solution to keeping you warm without the bulk of a scarf, however I’ve always resisted at the risk of looking a bit too outdoorsy. I recently had this conversation with my husband. His confused reply; ‘But you are outdoorsy!?’ So yes, whilst I am outdoorsy, I have no desires to become a living, breathing … Continue reading Polar Buff Review
When it comes to walking I’ve always been a user of trail shoes, light and agile. However with plans forming to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge, I’m going to need to train on hills and this realistically means boots are in order to avoid wrecking my ankles. Then with perfect timing, Trespass got in touch to see if I would be interested in reviewing some outdoor … Continue reading Trespass Women’s Walking Boots Review