A Blog about the walking activities of Mick & Gayle, from short strolls to Big Walks, interspersed with other random thoughts about things outdoor related.
The Road goes ever on and on; Down from the door where it began; Now far ahead the Road has gone; And I must follow, if I can; Pursuing it with eager feet; Until it joins some larger way; Where many paths and errands met; And whither then? I cannot say. [JRR Tolkien, Lord of the Rings]
Tuesday, 22 April 2008
Day 8 - Lunchtime
I'm sitting on top of Brown Willy, the high point of Cornwall. The sun is shining down. The wind is still. The superb views and rugged surrounding stretching out around us made the detour to the top worthwhile.
It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door [...] You step into the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to. [Bilbo to Frodo, JRR Tolkien, Lord of the Rings]