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The Salt Path

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hillwalker70 Mon 23-Jul-18 06:34:34

Have just finished The Salt Path by Raynor Winn and found it inspiring and thoughtful. Ray and Moth decide to walk the S W Coastal Path after a terminal illness diagnosis for one of them and both loosing their home and livelihood. If you know parts of the path from Minehead to Studland her descriptions are vivid, you could be there with them, well worth the read. It also gives a very different perspective on homelessness.

ffinnochio Mon 23-Jul-18 07:03:22

It’s on my list, hillwalker70.

Freesialover Wed 15-Aug-18 08:36:35

Thank you for the recommendation. I’ve just finished it and thoroughly enjoyed it.

OldMeg Wed 15-Aug-18 08:39:35

Yes, I read this earlier this year and enjoyed it too.

OldMeg Wed 15-Aug-18 08:39:59

I heard her on Radio 4 talking about their experience.

seranrakan1995 Sat 26-Jan-19 20:52:36

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mumofmadboys Sat 26-Jan-19 22:18:33

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Fishpieplease Sat 26-Jan-19 22:24:27

I too found it inspiring,and liked the way they maintained their sense of humour.

NotTooOld Sat 26-Jan-19 22:28:53

I have this on my wish list but am waiting until it gets cheaper! I have recently read the book recommended in the early pages of The Salt Path about a man who did the same walk. It was from this earlier book that Raynor Winn got the idea for her own walk. Sorry, I can't remember the name of this author.