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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Seven

Saturday 18th June – Keld to Kirkby Stephen Today I shall mostly be wearing my old school uniform in tribute to “Evil Walks” by AC/DC. I think it was the great Sir Isaac Newton who suggested that for every action there’s an equal and opposite reaction (feel free to correct...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Six

Friday 17th June – Reeth to Keld Today I shall mostly be headbanging whilst walking to “Walk On” by Deep Purple. Note: Apologies, but there are no photos for the next two days – for some unknown reason the bloody camera hasn’t been writing them to the memory card. The...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Five Supplemental

Some readers (Dave) may be pleased to hear that I had a pleasant afternoon in Reeth, it’s still not my fave place, but I has an excellent ice cream, got a good phone signal and had a lovely chat with the wife while sitting in the sun in the village...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Five

Thursday 16th June – Richmond to Reeth Today I shall mostly be doing my infamous Karaoke version of “Walk On The Wild Side” by Lou Reed. I had the best nights sleep of the walk so far. In fact I more a curtly just died at about 9pm and awoke...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Four

Wednesday 15th June – Osmotherley to Richmond Today I shall mostly be trying to remember the words to “The Walk” by The Cure. I was absolutely steaming mad this morning, or like Gerald the Gorilla I was livid! But joking aside I had to calm myself before I went down...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Three

Tuesday 14th June – Blakey Ridge to Osmotherley Today I shall mostly be silently mouthing the words to “Walk Away” by Franz Ferdinand. Wow! What a cracking day its been – some of the best weather I’ve walked in for a long time and some stunning views from the high...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Two

Monday 13th June – Grosmont to Blakey Ridge Today I shall mostly be humming the tune to “I Walk The Line” by Johnny Cash. I slept a bit better last night. I awoke at 4:45 the first time, despite the clicking from the fuse box, and managed to doze for...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Two (Supplemental)

The grub in the Lion Inn was excellent – I had a hot steak sandwich with chips – proper hand cut chips, none of this oven chip nonsense! However breakfast is only available from 08:30, which I asked them to confirm, because it seemed quite late for a walking stop...