Category: walking book

Review of Backpacks, Boots and Baguettes by Simon Calder and Mick Webb

Reading about other people’s walks is a bit like walking with other people, you need to be careful whom you choose as your companions. Luckily, it seems as if Simon Calder and Mick Webb would make pretty decent company on a walk and they certainly manage to provide an engaging account of their various walking

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Walking home by Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is a poet born in the village of Marsden on the Pennine Way, reckoned to be one of the tougher long distance paths in Great Britain. For the purposes of this book Armitage decided to walk the way and perform poetry each evening to see if he could be financially self sufficient (hence

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The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlane

“Much has been written of travel, far less of the road” Edward Thomas-The Icknield Way 1913 I have recently finished reading The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlane. It is quite simply, a stunning book and one that should be on the bookshelf of every walker and outdoor enthusiast. In the book the author sets out

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