Month: March 2013

All March 2013 Posts

Long Distance Paths

No Walking! …Update

If you haven’t already, then it’s probably worth you reading the original posting, which covers the background information to this post. You can find it here: No Walking! I’ve allowed

The joys of winter walking
Long Distance Paths

Southern Upland Way Planning #5

Physical Preparation Most of my long walks take place in late April / early May. There are good reasons for that, not least that this is the best time of

Long Distance Paths

Southern Upland Way Planning #4

The Route Selection Process Choosing a route along a prescribed National Trail may seem like a pointless exercise, or rather the re-enactment of a task that has already been done

Long Distance Paths

The Foot Dilemma

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been suffering with an injured foot for the past several weeks. I somehow managed to damage a tendon in my left foot

Gear

Win Some, Lose Some

I’m a huge believer in coincidence – not during a murder investigation or while uncovering a spy-ring of course – but generally during normal life, coincidence plays an important part

Gear

Review: Salomon Comet 3D GTX #2

I’ve had the Salomon Comet 3D GTX boots for about a year now and I thought it about time they had an “Update Review”. I’ve just returned these to Go

Gear

Southern Upland Way Planning #3

Kit This planning post is going to cover my kit for the fast-approaching Southern Upland Way. I’m due to set out in 8 weeks and for the last month I’ve