Recovering from the previous day’s walk on the Dengie peninsular, starting late in the day and walking faster than I […]
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Twisted trees, Suffolk and Essex coastline
Growing in exposed locations trees can be twisted by the wind. After they die, trees are further weathered into beautiful […]
Maylandsea to Bradwell-on-sea, 10 miles, 2 owls, an accidental slide in the mud and visit to a Saxon chapel, Saturday 10th March 2018
This is the first time I’ve walked a stretch of coastline and not met any walkers or joggers along the […]
Snow on the beach, Hunstanton, Tuesday 27th February 2018, back to where I started walking the Norfolk Coastal Path last year
The side road leading to the beach was white, ungritted, covered in snow. I walked to the beach café […]
Back to Norfolk, Old Hunstanton to Burnham Deepdale walk and Blakney boat trip to seals, June 30th 2017
My plan to walk around the UK hasn’t gone quite to plan and distracted by the promise of good walks […]
A week’s sailing around the Hebrides. Journey to Mallaig and losing my cheese and pickle sandwich!
I’ve had a week’s break from coastal walking, by sailing around the Hebridean Islands. A friend advised me to travel […]
Harwich, 7th May 2017, defeated by the cold weather
Sometimes good plans don’t work out, sometimes they do. I’ve missed out parts of the coastline; the Sailor’s path from Aldeburgh […]
A walk of towers; The Naze, Walton-on-the-Naze, Frinton-on-sea to Clacton-on-sea, Sunday 7th May 2017
A three tower walk ending near Clacton pier. I met a friend in Clacton, parked my car there and […]
Another inland detour from the Suffolk Coastal Path, in search of Saxons, Saturday 6th May.
Inspired by my visit last week to the site of the church in Iken, built on the site of land given […]
Felixstowe, the wrong kind of adventure, May the 1st 2017, but good news on the 10th of June!
I had wanted to continue my walk from the previous day from Boyton, near the Butley Ferry (a small rowing […]