Last week I completed my first South Downs Way walking test, with my good friend Beth and her cool dog, Bo. I wanted to gauge how far I could walk without too much pain.
Recently I found myself overnight in Alfriston which, as it happens, is directly on the South Downs Way. I had a spare hour or so and decided to walk along the path that I will return to at some point on my 100-mile walk.
It’s March 2018 and I’m at the top of Lose Hill in the Peak District. I have fond memories of walking in the Peaks with my family. Although when I say walking,