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Postscript

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We completed The Pennine Way in what must have been the wettest summer in recent years. This rather "clouded" our judgement.

Always walking in wet boots and socks, rucksacks always heavy with water and filled with wet clothes, took it's toll. No matter how waterproof the boots, driving rain will seep through the eyeholes and wick down the socks. Wet washing done in the vain hope of getting it dry was carried around for days.

There was a great sense of achievement at the end but we also avowed "never again". However, now, in retrospect, it takes on a different hue. We remember The Pennine Way with affection - the adventure on Black Hill, the grandeur of the Tees, the wildness of the Cheviots, and the horrors of Blenkinsopp Common, Brown House Farm and the Kielder Forest are now recollected with laughter.

We even have thoughts (little ones) of perhaps doing it all again. The weather couldn't be any worse ...................

.......................................................could it?