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A Jaunt to the Roughs

Whenever I try to recall the name of the place we visited this Easter weekend, my brain always gives me ‘Abinger Wastes’. This is clearly wrong as it’s situated just off the verdant North Downs Way for a start. 1,004 more words

Training Ride 9 - The one where everything goes wrong. EVERYTHING.

Ok, everything didn’t really go wrong, but a lot of things did. And it all started so well.

When I say it started well, what I mean is it took about half a mile before the first low speed, slightly ridiculous topple off of a bike followed by red-faced embarrassment and under-the-breath swearing. 703 more words


Out on @NorthDownsWay Pt 1 - a long stroll to the pub from #Merstham inc @the_pilgrimsway

One of the goals for our joint time off was for both Mummy and me to be able to do some more exercise and get back into some semblance of fitness following the intense first 9 months. 965 more words


Sunny Weekend Running

Being a fully signed up northerner, the North Downs Way is a remote prospect.  I ventured down there for the Project Trail photoshoot around September 2016 and had no idea when, or if, I’d be back.   282 more words


NDW50 Wk 18: Hills (wc 13.03.17)

London looking mighty fine!

5 miles, 46:56, 9:23 min/mile, 142ft elevation gain

Two days post-mara & I ran! I’ve never done that before, I’m usually still struggling to move at this stage! 1,392 more words


Sticks! Not Just For Old People!

Hiking sticks!! Not just for old people!

This was the sentiment vehemently expressed by some extremely chirpy trekking pole owners that we had encountered on the West Highland Way some months ago.   494 more words


A walk along the North Downs Way

“There’s no such thing as inappropriate weather, only inappropriate clothing”. It’s a phrase often said in our house, and no better one to describe the sentiments behind our latest microadventures. 1,317 more words