Paper maps make us more human. Let’s not ditch them just yet.
10 Things I Learned From My First Adventure In Misery
A week ago, I slept on the beach, in the rain. Here’s why.
Adventures In Misery: Hornsea To Flamborough
You’re going to sleep *where*?
Best Foot Forward: Are We Losing The Art Of Walking?
On walking, and why we aren’t.
Who Is In Charge – You Or Your Map?
They say it’s impossible to take a bad photo of Hadrian’s Wall. There are two reasons why this rule doesn’t apply to me right now. 1) My camera just died. 2) I’m nowhere near Hadrian’s Wall.
Trans Pennine Trail: The Long, Winding Goodbye
It’s midnight, and I’m looking up at a signpost. The best way to see England is on foot. (The second best way? Ask Sustrans). It’s a country designed to fit your feet, whether via the National Trail network or by those enticing mystery dashed lines you see winding their way into the trees at the fringes of your Ordnance Survey … Read More
Mountain Guiding: How To Lose Friends And Terrify People
We’re on the summit of the 29th highest mountain in Austria, and we’re going to need to call for a helicopter.
The North York Moors: a Birthday Challenge
“You do know the weather forecast is horrific, yes?” “Yes. But I am MIKE!” “What?” “Er – I’m MIKE. It’s…it’s like a rallying cry. I’m facing off against the world, see. Staring it down. And there can be only one winner.” “Well yes. That’s certainly true.” My housemate eyes me pityingly as I continue to lace up my boots.