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Colin, Annette, Louise and myself prior to my setting back off on trail

A year ago…

On long hikes it is important to take a little time out occasionally. To recharge the batteries.

Exactly a year ago I was setting back off on my five-month Three Points of the Compass walk across mainland UK. I had just completed the 630 mile South West Coast path followed by a wander through Exmoor for another fifty or so miles.

My very good friends Colin and Annette welcomed a smelly hiker into their home, fed me up and washed all my clothes. Mrs Three Points of the Compass came down to join us during my three days break from the 2000 mile trail.

I must confess, I wish I were setting back off on trail, exactly the same, today…