Simon Parker and Jake Tyler Discovering Britain - travels on feet and wheels

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Stepping away from our normal lives and making changes can be life-changing. Beset with depression, Jake Tyler walked 3000 miles round Britain and wrote A Walk on the Edge, explaining his astonishing feat. During the first lockdown in March 2020, wracked with anxiety and grief and with a career at a standstill, journalist Simon Parker took to his wheels, cycled 3500 miles, and wrote his book Riding Out. What did they learn about the country they live in and, most of all, what did they discover about themselves?

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