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I’m off!

After a very late night packing maps in to bundles for Mrs Three Points of the Compass to send on to me (yes, I know I have only had a couple of years to prepare) I had a couple of hours sleep prior to rising early for my train into London.

Very excited, a little nervous, concerned about twinges in the back. Really looking forward to the first few miles from Poole railway station.

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    • Thanks Stewart, Industrial Action on South West trains conspiring to annoy me, but no problem, all I have to do is get to the start at Poole and I can then rely on my own locomotion

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  1. Well young man, given that I first met you when you were 17 years old I can call you that, you are all set for the off. Good luck mate. Annette and I are looking forward to hearing of your progress. Let’s hope it’s not from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, to the Truro General, and from there to Somber & Sons funeral parlour in Penzance. You’ll be fine Jools. Just have fun and enjoy the wonderful experience. See you soon. God bless. Colin

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    • Thanks Colin. Consider joining my WhatsApp group if your antiquated phone does such things. I’ll be posting on that too. If I manage to stay out of A&E and the knackers yard, looking forward to seeing you and Annette in a few weeks I

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  2. Best of luck to you! Did my LEJOG last year and it was the best thing I did – my feet may never be the same again but I wouldn’t swop the experience for anything. Enjoy every second of it – even the bits where you aren’t enjoying it 🙂 Bon voyage!

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    • Many thanks. My LEJOG starting rather oddly with my walking in entirely the wrong direction at present!

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  3. Glad to hear you have started your adventure. The weather seems favourable for the next week. Wishing you well. dave.

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    • Many thanks Dave, drizzle this morning changed to constant rain this afternoon, it is brightening up, isn’t it!

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