Drifting and striding, in Hollywood and elsewhere, with Geoff Nicholson - author of The Lost Art of Walking, and Walking in Ruins withcholson, author of Toff Nidrifting and stomping withcholson, author of The Lost Art of Walking, considers the narrower and wider shores of obsessive pedestrianism.

Monday, October 24, 2016


Just so you know, I was in England and I walked and talked around Dunwich with national treasure Clare Balding for the radio series Ramblings.  It was good, I think.  I’m told we both came over as likeable, which is not what every writer in the world is looking for, but I’m happy with that.

And since not everything that happens on a walk can be captured by radio; this is me having just found a puffball:

And this is Clare Balding and the producer Lucy Lunt, with the same puffball:

The show’s available as a podcast.  Just click on the link below:


  1. Nice to see your latest header capturing the rare sight of someone smiling in Liverpool Street.