The End

Dover was miserable as I stepped off the train. A walk through town saw me narrowly avoiding being accosted by some rather dubious-looking characters. Not responding to their calls was probably the smart thing to do.

The Missing Canterbury Tales

WHEN that Aprilis, with his showers swoot…. So pricketh them nature in their corages; Then longe folk to go on pilgrimages, And palmers for to seeke strange strands, To ferne hallows couth in sundry lands; And specially, from every shire’s end Of Engleland, to Canterbury they wend (From the Prologue to The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey…

Crossing fields atop the escarpment

North Downs Way 5: Knockholt to Wrotham

5 years after I started the North Downs Way, I walked down the lane from the centre of Knockholt Pound, retracing my steps on my last day. We skirted around the edge of the Chevening estate and followed waymarkers through the woods. Emerging at a stile liberally festooned with NDW arrows on every side we…