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March 2021

April 2020

March 2020

Day 527

March 23rd, 2020|UK|

Dawn. The wilds of Buckinghamshire. After a shower, I limber up, Tyson Fury-like, for the gruelling walk ahead. Deep breath, let’s do this!

World Walk Update

March 18th, 2020|Europe|

Thanks for your kind birthday messages. I'm not big on birthdays and usually bury my head in the sand and shut down FB. But this year was spent in semi isolation - albeit happily - and it was especially good to hear from friends and family.

Day 519 to 526

March 8th, 2020|Israel, Middle East|

What a final fortnight in the Middle East - hiking through Jerusalem and Bethlehem finishing up with a splash in the sea by the Gaza Strip. I stayed all over the place - a Kibbutz dormitory, a derelict house in an Orthodox Jewish village and a Palestinian Peace Hostel.

February 2020

Day 505 to 518

February 23rd, 2020|Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria|

Greetings from Jerusalem! Since reaching this part of the world, the atmosphere has been so high octane and fascinating I don't really want to sleep - just walk, talk, write, walk, talk, write...Which may explain my ramblings on the war in Syria at the end of this post for anyone with the stamina.

January 2020

Day 468 to 479

January 16th, 2020|Middle East, Turkey|

Hope 2020 has got off to a cracking start for you all. I certainly had a White New Year with snow everywhere - but this was more than made up for the incredible warmth and generosity of the rural Turks.

December 2019