I’ve just finished my last working day before hiking across the Lake District. Tomorrow is left to get a haircut, buy some last-minute things and pack my backpack. Then on Friday morning Easyjet will fly me to Liverpool!

I’ll take Norwegian Wood by Murakami with me for company, and I’ve bought this lovely Moleskine journal to write down what I did every day. The picture of the Cumbria Way route I have added for decoration: