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… Continue Reading “A taste of salt and honey”

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,… Continue Reading “In the shadow of the Guadarrama”

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… Continue Reading “New for Old in the Forest”