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Sunset, Achmelvich

Reflections on Walking the Coast of Britain - A Pseudo Interview

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A humorous and philosophical pseudo interview with Ken Scott, reflecting on his 2017 attempt to walk around the coast of Britain.
Beach huts, Llanbedrog

That Restless Energy - Reflections and New Coast Walk Plans

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A month on since my most recent coast walk, I reflect on the Wales Coast Path in Ceredigion and Gwynedd and look foward to heading north from Liverpool.
Sunrise over Mwnt

Coast 17 Gallery - Ceredigion and Gwynedd - Cardigan to Caernarfon

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Images from Stage 7 of my Coast17 adventure, in Ceredigion and Gwynedd from Cardigan to Caernarfon, via Aberystwyth and Lleyn
Weston super Mare

Acceptance: Mindfully turning setbacks into opportunities

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How acceptance of an expedition injury and being kind to myself have helped me to turn disappointment and setback into a positive opportunity
Nash Point lighthouse and foghorn

Day 31 - Llantwit Major to Porthcawl

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Stunning walking under warm blue skies on the Heritage Coast…
Barry Dock Offices

Day 30 - Cardiff to Llantwit Major

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First night camping for a while and it rained all night. I was…

Day 29 - Newport to Cardiff

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This morning I said bye to Carolyn for a few weeks. We've had…

Day 28 - Severn Beach to Newport - A Tale of Three Bridges

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Worry not, friends. I'm not in Crawley; I'm in Wales, having…

Day 27 - Portishead to Severn Beach

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But for a few kms either side of the Severn Bridge that is England…

Day 26 - Sand Bay to Portishead

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To give you an idea of how much work is needed to finish the…
Weston super Mare

Day 25 - Brean Down to Sand Bay

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As the gulls fly it is about 10km from Brean to Sand Bay but…
Burnham on Sea Lighthouse

Day 24 - Bridgwater to Brean Down

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Can't handle the weather; too hot! And I'm kind of disappointed…
Reeds detail, river Parrett

Day 23 - Hinkley Point to Bridgwater

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Let's hear it for British mature tidal flatland rivers! You don't…
2017_601008 - Minehead

Day 22 - Minehead to Hinkley Point

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So we're back on the trail. I can't pretend I felt as fit as…

Day 21/22 - Plymouth to Nowhere in Particular

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Well let me give you all an update on my 'rest' day yesterday. Unfortunately…

Day 20 - Newton Ferrers to Plymouth

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Plymouth was always a milestone of sorts and I'm really pleased…

Day 19 - Thurlstone to Newton Ferrers

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After yesterday's noisy weather today was altogether quieter…

Day 18 - Stoke Fleming to Thurlestone

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Wild, spectacular, hideous at times in vicious showers. That…

Day 17 - Brixham to Stoke Fleming

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A deliberate short hop in the face of a repeat of last night's…
Day 16 - Berry Head lighthouse.

Day 16 - Paignton to Brixham

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Normally a low energy day and a bad weather day don't coincide…
Day 16 - Berry Head lighthouse.

Day 15 - Starcross to Paignton

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So began week 3 with a delightful day's uphill and downcombe…