Part two of my inteview with David Lintern (website HERE) is now available via The Outdoors Station, please clink the logo below. This is around 30 minutes long and makes an hour with Part One as well. Talking about what makes me tick on a thru-hike, why I do it and my plans […]
How Not to Annoy the Person Behind You: Trail Etiquette on the Pacific Crest Trail By Kimberlie Anne Dame What we expect from other hikers is as varied as the age range and nationalities of the people who’ve put up six months of their lives to fulfill the dream of […]
After I finished my Appalachian Trail hike this summer I returned to a friends farm in Florida where I stayed for a few days. I booked a flight back home through a company called Vayama and subsequently wished I hadn’t. There followed 3 months of emails and phone calls trying to get back […]
I received an email from Bob Cartwright in the week to say my recent radio interview with David Lintern had made his site. This is big news for me, the Outdoors Station has a huge following and is a wonderful site to look around. Bob also runs Backpackinglight.co.uk which sells some top notch gear […]
I recently changed the company who produce my books. The new suppliers – Createspace, a branch of Amazon, are offering better quality books with improved distribution channels. The new editions are now slightly smaller and more in keeping with a traditional travel book size that you would expect.I took the opportunity to make […]
A brown envelope popped through the letter box today. I don’t get brown ones very often and when I do I think it’s from Revenue and Customs but the full A4 size suggested otherwise, unless it was one mother of a tax demand. Fortunately it wasn’t. It was from The Great Outdoors magazine […]
I’m not sure how David Lintern and I ever first got to know each other. In fact as with a lot of my friends associated with outdoor circles, I haven’t met a lot of them. Somewhere in the recent past, whether it was a friending on Facebook, someone else sending me the link to his […]
Help required! I need an artist to draw around 18 sketches (black & white) for me based on the Appalachian Trail, plus one for the cover for my next book based on my AT hike this year. As much exposure as I can offer in return but I’m afraid finances extremely limited.