EVERYONE HAS THEIR dream. Mine has been to ride from the tip to the toe of Britain, a dream shared by my thirteen-year-old daughter, Elsa. We saw it as the ultimate challenge for us and our geriatric Fell ponies, but somehow there never seemed enough time. This year, the death of another close friend from cancer reminded us yet again of the need to live your dreams while

you can.

So on 18th June 2006 we set off riding from John O’Groats. Eight weeks and 1,335 miles later we reached Land’s End, having raised over £10,500 for Cancer Research UK. On foot or by bike the most direct route would ...


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