RAF Museum 101 Walk: Day 4

Wet! Wet! Wet!-(And I don’t mean Marti Pellow!).

We felt it in our fingers, we felt it in our bones!

We made an early start from Alrewas but sadly we were welcomed by pouring rain. We were joined again by Clare who put Robin and me to shame by being super fit and jovial all day when we just felt miserable and -again- wet. 

A short walk through the village of Longdon was followed by a few miles along bridleways which were very overgrown. At one point we were walking through a field with crops at shoulder height-it was akin to standing in a car wash for three hours.

The team walking through an overgrown bridle-way

Despite the wet weather actually we felt a bit fitter today and Robin’s chafing problem has been all but eradicated which is a weight off all of our shoulders! 

We tracked north of Lichfield and then headed to Cannock . We stopped briefly at a KFC to get out of the rain and go to the loo apparently chicken wings remain the favourite of choice in 90% of customers we learnt.

We then rejoined the canal path from the landside and thankfully the rain stopped about an hour before the end of the walk.

Cream scones, but most importantly, dry cream scones - Clare, Robin and Nick enjoy a well deserved treat

 

We managed 22 miles today so 92 miles completed leaving just 9 to do tomorrow .

We really hope that the weather is better for the show tomorrow.

Thanks again for all of your support and kind messages and please keep donating.

Regards

Nick and Robin

Paul Hudson-Knight, Head of Marketing
About the Author

Paul Hudson-Knight, Head of Marketing

Paul Hudson-Knight joined the Royal Air Force Museum as Head of Marketing in early 2008, having previously worked in event organisation & commercial radio. He first visited the RAF Museum in London in 1982 and fell in love with it then. His intention is to introduce the Museum to a new generation of young men and women so that they may be as passionate about it as he is.

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