Here we are again. Butterflies, open pack, stuff everywhere, and me ticking off points on my checklist. Tomorrow I am on my way and what I haven’t got, I’ll either have to get or go without. Of course I have a packing list, but have you ever tried to actually follow one of those things?? … More Last minute checklist
As in, things that are not too hard or soft or hot or cold or big or small, but Just Right. My favourites are, in random order: Pacerpoles: I won’t go on any long walk without my Pacerpoles. The specially designed handle make them an absolute joy to use and can be rinsed off so … More My Goldilocks list
It was a miserable day. Seems I got my grump on a day early – what I wouldn’t give to have that last morning back! It was a full pilgrim hat-trick: wet, windy and cold. And grey. And just miserable. But the way won’t walk itself, and everybody else is having the same miserable weather, … More Cold, wet stop-start to Agés
I am currently sitting in Torp airport in the south of Norway, waiting for my flight home. I will have three days to get some extra training walks, wearing the clothes I will be walking in, and finalise the packing before I fly out again. Toiletries, odds and ends will be put in, taken out, … More Holding my packing nerve
Yes, I am back! There will be words, but Life has been a bit overwhelming in the (is it really??) week and a half since I came home. Anyway, having done the packing photo thing, I will now do the un-packing list thing before I forget. I carried: Green Tempest 30 pack, brilliant as always, … More Un-packing list CF Sola ’19
I never thought I would, and I might not again, but here it is – my packing list in folded and laid-out form. Of course I forgot my sleeping bag, which was still hanging about drying after getting a permethrin spray yesterday, and my shoes, which are in the hall – out of sight, out … More I did the packing photo thing!
Tomorrow I leave home, though I won’t be flying out until the day after. Every last bit of packing has to be done by the time I walk out the door tomorrow – eek! I know I will forget something, I just hope it won’t be my mobile charger lead, because it’s different than my … More The day before the day before