The Hiker

Urban and wilderness explorer

Ramblings of a nearly 60-year-old bloke who doesn't take life too seriously. Devour the world, take a BIG bite of it.

The Hiker blog – a mishmash of thoughts, experiences, hopes and dreams. Work in progress but then so is Brexit…

Step away from the TV, internet and phone and see something real for a change. You can upload it later, like me.

Don't go bonkers, go for a walk. It's now prescribed with bird watching and sitting on beaches. Finally, they've worked it out.

Dictated to by the clock, pressurised by work, commitments to family. Sometimes it's nice just to get away from it all.

Our world is a curious place. Happy, sad, kind and nasty. Trying new things is one way to keep the brain demons away.

Beating cancer at 19 made me realise one thing: life is not a ready made meal, you have to make your own to your recipe.