I stumbled upon it once when taking a leisurely stroll in Richmond along the Thames and noticed these small signposts of the walking man dotted along the way. Of course being the curious George that I am, I googled it and voila, a new obsession was born: Finish the entire thing in one summer. The current status: One stretch of around 15 km to go.
Walking the Capital Ring also shows you how multi-culti our city is. On one walk from South Kenton to Highgate I witnessed preparations for a Hindu wedding, passed a Muslim father and son and an orthodox Jewish family all in the space of 1 hour. Although the latter did shoo me away like a stray dog, but that’s what happens when you show too much flesh in Barnet on the Shabbat. Being so close to the end of the walk now, it’s made me realise that I’m still not fed up with this incredibly versatile and multi-faceted city.