It's been lovely to catch up with so many friends and family over the last weeks. Thanks for hosting, calling, messaging, egging me on.
Latest world walk updates - from Oxford, England! Back on home turf! Will now be here for a spell, as the posts below explain.
Hope you all had a great Easter weekend. Predictably, I spent mine, you guessed it, walking. This time in wonderful Wales - updates below, sent from rustic Danywenallt Youth Hostel near Brecon.
I had the good fortune to kiss the famous Blarney Stone this week on my wanderings, so, apologies in advance if I've blathered on even more than usual but Ireland's lush beauty is enough to bring out the poet in all of us.