The cliffs, the cliffs. Historically iconic, the cliffs, for all of British history has been the last thing seen leaving home and the first sight coming back, especially during the great World Wars. The cliffs played an enormous role in the excavation of Dunkirk during WWII as the massive tunnels in the cliffs safeguarded 100’s of thousands […]
Top Withens is the ruined remains of an old farm house said to be an inspiration for Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. From Haworth village you can get there on a marked path that’s about 3.5 miles out, so 7 miles round trip. The trail getting there was exceptionally beautiful as I imagined every scene between […]
I owe a lot to Andrew, actually. I owe him for the best phone screen lock. And you know, for being a solid friend and, well, doing the weirdest thing with Daniel, and me, and our friend Katie. Andrew carried the tunes and DJ’d between Aerosmith and Elvis, etc. If you didn’t […]
Shakespeare’s little town is a charming little village that you could probably walk in about 15 minutes. But off the beaten path, it leads straight to countryside. I’d like to think that Shakespeare trail ran through this here. You know, in his little trainers and a quill to jot down notes. Exhausted from a long […]
So here’s what I can deduce about runners in London. They do it every where they can and they bring everything with them. If you’re anywhere in downtown (note: look up what they call the really businessy/social sides of London) London you’ll spot a runner with a giant backpack running from their office back to […]
My new favourite online running tool comes from a handy site supplied by Google called Map Pedometer. I’ve used apps like MapMyRun that make plotting points prickly. With this app it’s relatively easy to use and plot points and it’s pretty user friendly. Clips of my routes are shown using this website. My first run […]
Running to see a country. The spirit of running is integrity: you must be honest with yourself or you will never go the distance. You must tell yourself you can go the distance.