You Had to Be There: On Writing about Walking

A reflection on writing and walking, and writing about walking, upon reading Robert MacFarlane’s The Old Ways

No Nothing, No Nowhere: A Walk in the Broads

About halfway between Acle and Great Yarmouth lies Berney Arms. It’s hard to explain what Berney Arms is. It’s not a village. It used to be a pub, but the pub closed down in 2015. It has a windmill, but the mill is currently closed for maintenance. It has the most remote railway station in the UK, three miles from the nearest road, but the station is closed until further notice. In short, Berney Arms is nothing.