Appledore to Clovelly

Note: this walk took place in February and I am very late in writing it. Sorry. Have been massively busy *grovels*.  I’ve noticed that my SW Coast Path walks have become less of a leisure activity, and more of a gruelling … Continue reading “Appledore to Clovelly”

Ilfracombe – Croyde Sands – Barnstaple

Emma, my companion on this month’s walk, is gripping my hand so tightly that I can feel the bones shifting in my knuckles. ‘It’s glaring at me!’ she says. ‘No it isn’t,’ I say. ‘It’s going to run at me! … Continue reading “Ilfracombe – Croyde Sands – Barnstaple”

Combe Martin – Ilfracombe

We are determined to set off early today. I eat two cereal bars for breakfast, and just as I’m about to wash down my customary handful of pills to complete the meal, I realise that I’ve screwed up. Instead of … Continue reading “Combe Martin – Ilfracombe”

Lynmouth – Combe Martin

Friends, I have camped. I have camped for the following reasons, and very much against my own better judgment: It was the only thing I could remotely afford. See above. Okay, so that’s not the entire list, but that’s pretty … Continue reading “Lynmouth – Combe Martin”

Porlock Weir to (supposedly) Lynmouth

After my first day of walking, I do not choose to go to sleep; rather, sleep singles me out for some special attention at 9pm. Except that, just as I’m drifting off, I’m woken up by the jangling of my own … Continue reading “Porlock Weir to (supposedly) Lynmouth”