December 20, 2015

Layers are probably not something that you will have thought much about when you go for a walk. You probably just look out of the window and wonder how cold it is and whether its going to rain (in which case if you are me and have the choice, you probably go back to bed). […]

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Boots- an update

December 6, 2015
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This post was published three years ago. Since then my boots have moved on. Quite a lot. I have completed the 870 mile Wales Coast Path – mostly since this was published – and have spent two weeks walking across the Yorkshire Dales, as well as doing many other walks. And I have two more […]

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November 12, 2012
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I can’t remember when or why I got the walking bug. I do know that sometime in my late teens or early 20’s I bought a pair of “proper” walking boots. And I still have them. They are an Italian all leather boot by Suola and are called Robusta. I seem to remember they were quite expensive. And […]

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