Day 241 Mar22

Day 241

Hello from Vienna Happy New Year!!! Walking here was perhaps the strangest walk so far. It began pretty bizarrely and went steadily downhill from there. (Well, up hill in fact…) To bid farewell to Prague, the Road to Change team were invited to the British Embassy for a wee cup o tea with...

Day 222 Feb14

Day 222

Hello from Prague Merry Christmas everyone Eventful trek With us on the road this time was Mandybob (Amanda Stuart Thompson) Road to Change Project Manager. Amanda has been working with me on the project for nearly a year now. She filmed and edited the wee video on our website and then...

Day 183 Feb01

Day 183

Hello from Warsaw Very different walk this time…again… Daylight hours are nearly half what I had when I started in summer but I’m still walking 40km each day, just a lot faster… Among the many gifts Rasa gave us in Vilnius was a set of Nordic Walking Poles. I had mentioned...

Day 166 Jan23

Day 166

Hello from Vilnius (My blogs are too long…Sorry Maybe think of them as a book that I publish one chapter at a time…) Before Road to Change I couldn’t have told you the name of Lithuanian’s capital but now I’ll never forget it. The walk here from Latvia brought some...

Day 151 Dec06

Day 151

Hello from Riga I was meant to be here for Christmas but apparently I walk too fast… A challenging but fun trek from Estonia. After letting Stig and I stay in his opulent home, for our last night in Tallinn, HMA Chris Holtby pulled some stings and arranged a free stay in the equally fancy...

Day 135 Nov28

Day 135

Hello from Tallinn So, who knew Skype was Estonian? Well, after a lonely week in Helsinki, I walked off the boat into Estonia (country number ten) to find poor wee Yvonne all alone in the carpark where Ally had left her a week before. Some kind vandals had written on her back. I don’t...

Day 129 Oct15

Day 129

Hello from Helsinki Who knew ‘Angry birds’ is Finnish? It’s been yet another eventful and extremely different week on the Road to Change. I walked from the centre for Stockholm on to the ship, then off the ship to the centre of Helsinki. In all, it was only eight...

DAY 122 Oct10

DAY 122

Hello from the Baltic Sea I’m blogging on a cruise liner, cutting across the waves. 16 hour voyage from Stockholm to Helsinki. I get why it’s called the Baltic Sea…Just went out on deck to wave goodbye to Sweden and my face fell off… I’m still feeling all cosy though...

DAY 117 Sep27

DAY 117

Hello from Stockholm City number eight 3110km into the walk now and it seems to be going well. Reached the city centre last night (five days ahead of schedule) after an eventful 16 days on the road again, and I truly hope this week will be as fruitful as my short time in...

day 98 Sep11

day 98

Hello from (Wonderful Wonderful…) Copenhagen Arrived safe and on time again, entirely thanks to Yvonne’s latest driver, Ashtyn Senatu. Ash is from Maryland USA but recently moved with her partner Eugene to Berlin. ‘Eug’ already works at Berlin’s Metropolitan School...