Walking in Afan Argoed Forest Park

When he was 24, Harri decided it was a good idea to cycle from his parents’ home in Henllys, Cwmbran to Swansea where his brother was at university. Despite having road tyres fitted on his bike, he followed Route 47 so he … Continued

Walking along the River Wye to Symonds Yat East

After last weekend’s gruelling 21-miler, Harri assured me today’s walk through the Wye Valley would be level, mud-free and easy. I sincerely hoped so as I’d been struck by a nasty cold virus which was making me weary and miserable. I … Continued

Zanzibar… notes from an African island

Sadly the weather here in South Wales continues to be too wet and windy to contemplate any decent walking, though fortunately we’re not as waterlogged as those poor people living on the Somerset Levels. It’s hard to imagine we were … Continued