How to help


A huge thank you to all those who have generously offered help to so far: Slightly Foxed, who supported me in myriad ways (scroll down); all those who have offered accommodation, or donated to my JustGiving page; to StenaLine, who are set me off to a good start by helping me out with my ferry journey to the Hook of Holland; to Rupert Godsal for whisking me from Frankfurt to Vienna by rail and my parents for making sure I made it home from Budapest. And, of course, to Harriet's husband, Richie, and her mum, Amanda, particularly - for all their love and support.

If you'd like to help, I've listed a few different options below.

for those who wish to sponsor my trip, I HAVE SET UP A JUSTGIVING PAGE FOR DONATIONS to bowel cancer uk.

However, this is as much about awareness-raising for Never Too Young, Bowel Cancer UK's campaign for the under-50s, as fundraising. Please share what I'm doing with friends. Thank you!

You can read more about Never Too Young, here.


For those who want to help me on the next stage of my route

I am going to get on a horse and travel across part of the Great Hungarian Plain in October 2018. You can find out more here:


If you or any friends live on Paddy's route, please don't hesitate to get in touch! 

slightly foxed

During the first stage of my walk itself, I focused on putting one foot in front of the other. However, the wonderful team at Slightly Foxed mapped my route and posted wonderful content and. Click here to find out more. You won't regret it; if you're not following them already - they are the bibliophile's go-to read. 

 Cover of  Slightly Foxed  Issue no. 1 - illustration by Christopher Corr

Cover of Slightly Foxed Issue no. 1 - illustration by Christopher Corr