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Shanks’ Pony: Travels on my feet.

Reading Time: 11 minutes Some of my earliest memories, growing up as a child in inner-city London, involve walking. Walking everywhere. I recall trotting alongside my mum, her pushing my sister in a pushchair whilst I clung onto the side handle as we marched, always purposefully, along city streets, through parks, over bridges, past shops and offices and through […]

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Notes from a Gentleman Walking into Retirement

Reading Time: 8 minutes Pilgrimage – originally a journey to the shrine of a saint or holy person, undertaken alone or in the company (think the Canterbury Tales) to give thanks, worship, ask them for something or just taking the time to work things out at a turning point in life. Some hardship is usually involved – travelling on […]

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My Beloved River

Reading Time: 8 minutes I could feel my heart beginning to swell as I approached the brow of the hill, and I freewheeled down, until there she was before me – my beloved river: My place of sanctuary and delight. At that moment, my tears started falling. I had discovered her by accident, one beautiful summer’s day, when friends […]