Not knowing where to lay my head always turns the end of the day into some sort of climax.

Nicholas Crane, writer and broadcaster,
From Two Degrees West:  A Walk Along England’s Meridian. 1999


“Every place we had walked through now meant something to me. I was seized with an overwhelming sense of achievement and, more surprisingly, possession. Somehow all those long miles were now my property, all those places exclusively personalised.”

From Shally Hunt’s account of her walk around the coast of Britain with her husband, in her book The Sea on our Left.