I love the hills and I love to travel. This blog takes you to some of the places I have visited on my jaunts – the mountains I have yomped up, interesting people I have met (you always meet interesting people in the hills) and adventuresome capers I’ve had on the way.
It is a strange feeling to be floating on my back halfway across the Solent, 40 metres (131ft) of water below me – Southampton on the horizon in one direction, the Needles in the other. I am ‘Swimming the Solent’ – the stretch of water that separates mainland England from the Isle of Wight. At … More Out at sea: swimming the Solent