England Coast Path – Weston to Brean Down

There were no complaints from me when Harri suggested we return to Somerset to check out the changes to the England Coast Path near Uphill and Brean Down. I love coastal walking and this cider-producing region of England is one … Continued

Exmoor – Whitstone Post to Porlock circular

Thankfully, today’s weather was a marked improvement on yesterday’s and, though I’ve long stopped believing anything the BBC weathermen say, the forecast was good. Unfortunately, good weather in October doesn’t generally mean warm and sunny, and it was as cold … Continued

England Coast Path: Minehead to Watchet

He’s not one for big parties or great shows of attention but we couldn’t completely ignore Harri’s 40th birthday this week. There was no need to ask what he wanted to do to mark this particular landmark birthday because Harri’s … Continued

Somerset: signs, scribbles and just plain silliness

Being an aspiring wordsmith, I take huge enjoyment from the written word. When we’re out and about on hiking trips I always enjoy reading the local interpretation boards, information leaflets… even the signposts. Most are pretty dull or just plain … Continued