THE WESSEX RIDGEWAY: From the Stones to the Wheel – Warminster to Hindon

14 September.  The early morning warmth in the air boded well as I left Warminster, swiftly noted the suitably named Middle Hill and then  Scratchbury Hill before reaching Heytesbury.  What an idyllically situated village! I passed the ( very small) lock up; then residents taking offerings of jams, tomatoes and scarlet runners to their local…

BOOK LAUNCH: The Woman Who Walked Through Fear

Thank you so much to everyone who attended my book launch of “The Woman Who Walked Through Fear”.  Copies are available now on general release for £5 – please contact me for further details.  I am also available to local groups to give talks about my experience travelling along the Old Pilgrims’ Way from Winchester…

CURLY TAILS PIG SANCTUARY

Today, I was thrilled to visit Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary.  A true a haven for rescued pigs in Newton Longville, Bucks. This small charity based just outside Milton Keynes is home to around 28 pigs who can no longer be kept by their original owners.  Some have been abandoned, some need a new home due to a…

GRATITUDE along the Pilgrims’ Way

    The title picture is from a card given to me yesterday by a very special friend to wish me good luck whilst walking the Pilgrims’ Way. I have given my trek the title of a Gratitude Walk because not only am I walking in gratitude for five years recovery but also because I truly…

Update of my fundraising for Mencap Leighton Buzzard Summer Club

Update from just Giving page:   62% of target raised from 13 donations! “Yet another “thank you” for the kind donations! This is such a worthwhile cause to support. No training this week!!………… just taking it easy physically and centering myself.  ”   As featured on Clare Balding’s Radio 4 “Rambllings” programme (to be broadcast in…

Index of Posts for Walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks

  Index of walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks: I thought it would be useful to set out an index and link to the local walks I have undertaken which I will update as time goes on.  Any comments on the walks would be more than welcome. Walks in Bedfordshire An early morning walk up…

Leighton Buzzard Mencap Summer Club

To follow the link to my Just Giving Page please click here. This week I was privileged to visit Leighton Buzzard Mencap’s Summer Club.  I watched an amazing professionally run drama/dance workshop which resulted in eighteen children with varying additional needs putting on a ten minute show after much joyful rehearsal; such laughter and fun…