After 30 years teaching French, John took early retirement and set up 'Anglo-French Walks' organising walking holidays in the UK, France and Ireland for British and French walkers interested in each other's language and culture. Now fully retired, having covered some 20,000 miles with AFW, he considers hinself more ambler than rambler or scrambler. Drawing on his considerable experience, he has written two amusing and imformative books, 'Walking with Harry' and 'Walking with Harry in Chamonix.' In 2001, he was appointed 'Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques' for 'services à la culture française.'
Rhymes for Ramblers, Amblers and Scramblers
Ramblers come in all shapes and sizes, super-fit like Joe, who is undeterred by foul weather; Ted, who’d sooner stay in the pub; Christine, who looks as if a puff of wind would blow her over; Joan, who is accident prone; and Ben, whose weak bladder often has him AWOL.Emma struggles on rocks; Ellen...