Getting all the Dominoes Lined Up

Whilst up in Northumberland last week, I met up with Sue Rogers over coffee at The Barn at Beal overlooking the causeway that leads to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. (see previous post) We sat at a table where we were able to spread out our maps and talk about my planned route through northern England […]

The First Dog-Leg

There is an enormous amount of logistical planning that goes into a journey of this kind. Firstly, like academics who send ‘call-outs’ for papers, I have sent my ‘call-out’ to the universe for a suitable mount to accompany me.  Now I must consult the map.   Maps are by definition, utilitarian.  They are a means […]