Hutton le Hole Again

No matter how well you can plan out a day’s itinerary, some days leave you with your jaw hanging. Not because they’ve gone so terribly awry, but because they haven’t, despite the weather’s best intentions and how strong the will to just not bother becomes. Today was one of those days. We woke with the…

Berwick to Chester-le-Street

Well, that was a day and a half! It should have been one of the easiest days we’ve had, we weren’t supposed to be travelling that far and we had very little scheduled for the day. But that’s not quite how the day panned out. In a spur of what could only be called mild-insanity…

Ludlow to Chester

It’s amazing the difference a good night’s sleep can make to a day, well rested you can rise, assess the day’s weather, adjust any predetermined plans accordingly and face any challenges with a smile. A bad night’s sleep however has an almost opposite effect, waking as though you’ve spent the night on a cobblestone road…