Walking With Cancer

Walking With Cancer

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2022, there were, not surprisingly, a lot of things I was worried about. But high up the list, was the concern that my treatment would prevent me from being able to go for my usual 10-mile weekend walks. Over the last...
Best easy New Year walks

Best easy New Year walks

Too much turkey and Christmas pudding? Feeling welded to the sofa? Or just want to kickstart your 2023 fitness mojo? If one of your new year’s resolutions is to walk more, the routes below are perfect to get you started. They range from 4 to 9 miles and are mainly...
Lincoln Trails

Lincoln Trails

Last weekend, Lucy and I were lucky enough to be invited to the historic city of Lincoln by the local tourist board and LNER. I’ve never been to Lincoln before and had very few expectations beyond something about a possible cathedral and a vague notion that it would...
The Inca Trail

The Inca Trail

Back in 2018, I was lucky enough to walk the Inca Trail high in the Andes, ending up at the famous Sun Gate overlooking Machu Picchu. I expected the trek to be hard, because of the altitude (more on that later) and the number of stairs I’d seen in pictures – but...