Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bike exploring in Epping Forest.

Sunday 30 August 2015 – Epping Forest. I haven’t been out on the bike for a few weeks so I took the opportunity of the extra day off work with this being a long weekend to pop out for a … Continue reading

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A day of sun and a day of rain.

Sunday 23 and Monday 24 August 2015 – Lanivet, Cornwall and back to London. Sunday was supposed to be another rainy day, but for a change when they got it wrong it was in our favour, and it turned out … Continue reading

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A wee bit of luxury.

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 August 2015 – Mawgan Porth, Cornwall. El and I booked this trip a while ago, when I first decided to do some walking on the coast path. My plan was to walk to Mawgan Porth … Continue reading

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1066 and all that.

Tuesday 18 August 2015 – Battle, East Sussex. I have been fascinated with the Battle of Hastings since I was a small child. King Harold, William the Conqueror, the Bayeux Tapestry, 1066 and all that stuff. I am pretty sure … Continue reading

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A day in Plymouth.

Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 August 2015, Plymouth, Devon – Walthamstow, London. I had another lousy sleep. My right hip started to seize up in the night, and I ‘awoke’ to a bit of pain on the outside of my … Continue reading

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SWCP Walk day 6, Woolacombe to Saunton.

Tuesday 11 August 2015, Barnstaple, Devon. I was surprised to get off to sleep reasonably quickly, sort of anyway, but I was awoken at 3:00 by a small sick child, coughing and crying, crying and coughing for a good hour. … Continue reading

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SWCP Walk day 5, Combe Martin to Woolacombe.

Monday 10 August 2015 – Woolacombe, Devon. 14.5 Miles. Bad start to the day…. I slept OK, which was good, what was not so good was I left the window open all night and my pack was underneath it. Normally this … Continue reading

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SWCP Walk day 4. Combe Martin rest day.

Sunday 09 August 2015 – Combe Martin, Devon. No walking today, no official path walking today anyway. I did walk, but only to the pub – but just to watch the football. Honest. I decided to take a day’s rest, … Continue reading

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SWCP Walk day 3, Lynton to Combe Martin

Saturday 08 August 2015 – Combe Martin, Devon. 13.5 miles. Another cold, cold night, even worse than Thursday. I was freezing, and I had more clothes on, including a beanie! I also resolved to buy some earplugs when I next … Continue reading

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SWCP Walk day 2, Porlock to Lynton

Friday 07 August 2015 – Lynton, Devon. 14 miles. It was not a good night’s sleep. I expected that, but hoped for otherwise as I was physically tired from the walking. I was really surprised with how cold it was … Continue reading

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