Taking Off
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Taking Off

Drovers’ Ridge

Exploring the Kerry Ridgeway, one of the UK’s ancient driving routes across the Welsh Borders

The Kerry Ridgeway on the English/Welsh Border near Bishop’s Castle © Simon Whaley

For thousands of years, Man has been taking off on foot and walking along the tops of these Welsh Border hills in his quest to earn a living. This ancient working highway has historical remnants dating back to the Iron Ages, yet is believed to predate even these times. If you were…

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This publication is about taking off on foot, in a car, by plane or in the mind. It’s about taking off of work, school or life in general. Old stories, new stories and imagined stories that feature these various forms of taking off, including masks and hats, are all welcome.

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Simon Whaley

Simon Whaley

Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders. contact@simonwhaley.co.uk