It's a big day today for Richard Barr - He has just set out from John O' Groats to walk to Land's End.
Richard is a retired physicist and has made the trip over here from New Zealand to to do the walk. He is walking in memory of his brother, Gordon, who died from Leukaemia and is hoping to raise money for Leukaemia Research and also the Malghan Institute in New Zealand, which is undertaking research into a vaccine based treatment for CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia)
He is blogging as he goes and has invited walkers to walk with him for the odd day or so to keep his morale up. It's not the standard route, as you can see by clicking HERE
He nipped out to Duncansby Head yesterday and today is off to Dunnet Bay. He hopes to complete the walk in 65 walking days.
He sounds like a bright bloke and writes very entertainingly, so we should all support him. So - nip over to his blog and bookmark it! Go on - You know you want to!