Everyday Adventurer – Karen Guttridge 'For A Bag Of Oranges….'
24 04 2012
The first time I came here I was nearly sold to a priest for a bag of oranges. It took a while for me to cotton on to what all the gesticulating was about. But it soon became crystal clear; he gets me, my family get the oranges. Luckily, my husband was there at the […]View Article +
Everyday Adventurer Karen Guttridge – Lost, Found and Joshua Scamp
20 04 2012
It seemed a fitting choice to follow my hike through the Purbecks with a foray down the Avon Valley. After all, this was the route that fifteen thousand tons of stone took when lugged from the Purbecks by barge to Salisbury to build that magnificent cathedral. Even more appealing to me was the fact that […]View Article +
Everyday Adventurer Karen Guttridge – A Giant's Playground, Dr Who and Injured Pride
16 04 2012
On another glorious sunny day I set forth again on The Purbeck Way to hug the 12 miles of coastline between Ballard’s Down and Chapman’s pool. I jiggled the route a bit as I wanted to also head inland to Worth Matravers towards the renowned pasties of the Square and Compass about which a visitor […]View Article +
Everyday Adventurer Karen Guttridge – "What if… including Old Harry, Murder holes and Munro"
5 04 2012
I like to do things a little differently. Sometimes. My family usually tease me as I’m such a conformist. I abide by rules, would never break the law (well, unless you count speeding) and ‘Please Keep Off The Grass’ signs were made with me in mind. I couldn’t be a postman. All those ‘Do Not […]View Article +
Introducing our second Everyday Adventurer….
15 03 2012
We are pleased to announce we have chosen our second ‘Everyday Adventurer’ – Karen Guttridge. Karen is a solo hiker and has several multi-day hikes in the pipeline so she was a perfect candidate for this month’s theme of multi-day backpacking. Here is Karen’s 100 word submission: “I nearly missed your tweet appealing for Everyday Adventurers […]View Article +