Swapping scouse for pasties, misguidedly dissing Dartmoor and a stroll up the Cowsic. When I was 28 work took me from Merseyside to Cornwall: I traded a lively metropolis with easy access to the mountains of Wales and the north west, for the dramatic, breathtakingly-beautiful coastal scenery and pristine sandy beaches of the West Country. […]
Author: Steve Haworth
Steve is a Devon-based, Lancastrian exile, fond of mountains, music and beer. In a former life he was a governance specialist, reviewing public bodies for the now defunct Audit Commission. He has climbed mountains in the Alps, Himalayas, and North and South America. He now spends much of his retirement on Dartmoor or in the Lake District.
Coasting to retirement: part 2 – encounters with the weird, the wonderful and the downright eccentric
During my epic and somewhat barmy quest to walk the entire South West Coast Path (SWCP), I encountered a strikingly rich diversity of people and places. In part 2 of my travelogue, I offer a few (hopefully entertaining) anecdotes about some of the eccentric individuals I met, the shoddy B&Bs I’d rather not have stayed […]
Retiree Steve Haworth walks the entire South West Coastal Path