A year in pictures

A year in pictures. I do write in my journal every single day – it becomes a habit just like running every day and it’s really beneficial to talk to yourself – ask any shrink! ...
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Pyrenees

The call to adventure

If you had looked at my bio and picture when I was in my mid fifties ‘Adventurer’ would not have been the first word that would have sprung to mind. I was clinically obese, exhausted ...
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The Picos Mountains and beyond

With so many having access to outdoor space restricted I am making the digital version of Spanish Steps with the breathtaking scenery of the Camino de Santiago and the Picos Mountiains free to download. Of ...
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Back on the BBC

Back on the BBC after far too long away. I did an interview with Sarah Walker on BBC Radio Berks which was great fun – she’s really easy to talk to! We talked about ‘Moving ...
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Moving Mountains

Moving Mountains – available now!

Moving Mountains is available now from Amazon (both in paperback and on Kindle) from Apple Books, Kobo and all leading booksellers. Signed copies will be available from the website in the next few days. Just click on ...
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Sonning to Goring along the Thames Path

If any of you follow me on Instagram or read my blog posts, you will know that I am a huge fan of the Thames Path. So much so that I call it my ‘playground’ ...
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Running the Camino de Santiago – the adventure begins

I had wanted to return to Spain after my epic run across the Pyrenees in 2016. Sure I had been back for some races, most notably the Riano Trail Run and the Ultra Trail Sierra ...
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Virtual races – the new norm?

Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on families, friends, the young and people’s livelihoods. I am one of the lucky ones in that I have kept relatively healthy. I have managed to maintain some of ...
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Cafe

Granada – city of light and shade

Granada, without doubt, is one of my favourite cities and somewhere I return to year after year.  So what makes it so special? Ostensibly, it’s because it is the home of the Sierra Nevada Ultra ...
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Journalling

Do you write in a journal? If so you’re in great company. People as diverse as Kurt Cobain to Leonardo Da Vinci were great keepers of journals. The list goes on, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Edison, ...
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