Monthly Archives: June 2014

25/06/14 Now we are 6, er 9, ok, 49…

Ella is a patient soul. She has to be really… She knows that I can be a stubborn b… blighter and that I can, on occasion, make the wrong choice… We still laugh when we remember how I did my … Continue reading

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17/06/14 As seen in Criminal Minds or, whoops, I did it again.

It was hot. I was sweating like a hot thing placed in a hot place. John the farmer spotted my discomfort. ‘Hi there…’ For those of you seasoned walk a milers – this was the same ‘Hi there…’ given to … Continue reading

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16/06/14 On the Beach

Just about everyone I’ve spoken to on the Llynn Peninsula from the local MP to folk I met at the campsite have told me, in no uncertain terms, that I must visit the pub on the beach, Ty Coch. I … Continue reading

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16/6/14 Think Again

There really is no way to dress this up. This is a hard story to tell, to read, to live through. It’s a story that opened my eyes and humbled me all at the same time. But it’s a story … Continue reading

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14/06/14 Privilege

I’d been walking for a week and I’d ended up at a cut price campsite (after they’d heard about my endeavours). Since it was my first week back to the sacred ramble, Ella was coming up tomorrow to recharge my … Continue reading

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13/06/14 So, there I was talking to a couple of teenage girls outside some public toilets…

Hey, easy tiger…it was the only available shade in the area while I waited for the local pub to open at 7. I was in the middle of telling the girls that their environment was stunning…beautiful… when Ella phoned. They … Continue reading

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12/06/14 Mental health isn’t a political issue…or is it?

There I was on the side of the A499 when I got a phone call from the local MP, Hywel Williams. A while back, in another life, he’d been the first approved (mental health) social worker in the area. For … Continue reading

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