Tributes

Completing the South West Coast Path

Having walked the surprisingly remote and very picturesque South Devon coast (reaching Lyme Regis, Dorset, in April 2021), hiking the entire South West Coast Path was in sight. It had to be done! In May, I continued from Lyme Regis heading east. After the many ferries of South Devon, Dorset brought fossils, landslides, and a […]

Hiking the South Coast of Devon

Completing my walk around Cornwall in Gorran Haven on 12 September last year, I quickly realised it was too soon to hang up my hiking shoes.  While it had been both physically and emotionally challenging, it also brought me closer to Kat. It really did feel like she was with me every step of the […]

Thames Path and Aussie memorial benches

On the anniversary of Kat’s funeral, I retraced Kat’s steps along the Thames Path to the new memorial bench beyond Kew Gardens. The trail took me past Mortlake Crematorium, where the daffodils looked as beautiful as last year. It turned out to be a (pretty flat) 30km walk from London Bridge to Richmond (27.5km to […]