Category: Talk the Walk

A taste of salt and honey

A holiday does not feel complete until the photos are sorted and it’s written up, so by way of closure, I’m joining Jo’s Monday walk (as I slip away for another few days break). Costa Brava meaning wild/rough coast is indeed rugged and the holiday had a slight rocky…

In the shadow of the Guadarrama

I’m joining in with Jo’s Monday walk with a synopsis of a three-day trek in the Sierra de Guadarrama. Not so much dancing with wolves – though they are here – as walking with donkey. This Spanish adventure was on my agenda a year ago,…

New for Old in the Forest

The name is as recent as 1079 when King William requisitioned this most ancient common land as a royal hunting ground. And today the New Forest is a Natural Park of open sandy heathland interspersed with boggy wetland, as well as deciduous and coniferous…