On the right path
‘It’s really hard to explain why doing something slower has a value,’ says walking adventurer Erling Kagge, whose book Walking: One Step at a Time is a meditation on how we can express and become ourselves through this most humble of physical pastimes. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire falls in step
The best preparation for my Howth summit walk with Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge was, well, a walk. I walked 25 minutes to our car park meeting spot, savouring the breeze of a grey weekday morning while reflecting on the importance of a constitutional.
On entering the car park I spy Kagge’s tall, composed figure; his jeans and light coat coming in contrast to my precautionary hat, scarf, gloves and slipper socks. It’s clear who the pro...
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