Walkers Stories – Part 3

David Costello   One bright morning in mid December in 2012, while shaving I noticed I had a bump on the left side of my neck.   At the time I had been feeling under the weather and assumed it was simply swollen gland related to a cold.   I am a bit of a momma’s…

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Walkers Stories – Part 2

Eric Scoones My Bryson Line walk will be powered by an incredible gift that I received four years ago at Royal Papworth Hospital – a new heart. It still surprises me to say that I’ve had a heart transplant because, until 2011, my health had always been great and I was a fit marathon runner.…

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Mud, Glorious Mud

Six intrepid walkers (and a dog) met on a cold, but bright, February Sunday morning at Reading station to walk two thirds of Day 26 (in reverse) as a training walk. Today we would follow the Thames path for about 15 miles and the forecast was for cold, but mainly dry weather. Before we set…

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Training Notes – Part I

Last Saturday I ventured out alone for a long walk. It was 3 degrees, drizzling and foggy. Just how we expect Scotland to be in June! The walk I was following was 14 miles around Haslemere, starting at the Devil’s Punchbowl and heading East, round the North of Haslemere, through Grayswood, up onto Blackdown Common…

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Walker’s Stories – Part 1

Alex Eichhorn Because I was so very young when I was ill I have only the faintest of memories of that time. One is of being in a full body cast in hospital, I can only assume during some of the radiotherapy treatment….. I was only 18 months old and had been diagnosed with histiocytosis…

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Roads, Redwoods (giant) and Railways

Not all of our walking is going to be in beautiful countryside as evidenced by our most recent training walk. Starting at North Camp railway station just outside Aldershot we followed the Blackwater river some 12 miles north. The first couple of miles were spent walking alongside the A331, a dual carriageway link road connecting the…

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Thank you Bill Bryson

This summer, the (mostly) American team from Tanager Wealth Management will walk the length of Great Britain to raise £100,000 for UK charities.  We got the idea for walking the Bryson Line from the American-born author, Bill Bryson, in his latest book, The Road to Little Dribbling. He loves walking and living in the UK…

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