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Baring our Soles

While walking barefoot through Kenya, author Linda Cracknell discovers the connection between feet and politics.

A beautiful and moving memoir where the author retraces walks undertaken by others, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Swiss Alps and Kenya.

In 1952 Linda Cracknell’s father embarked on a hike through the Swiss Alps. Fifty years later Linda retraces that fateful journey, following the trail of the man she barely knew.

This collection of walking tales takes its theme from that pilgrimage. The walks trace the contours of history, following writers, relations and retreading ways across mountains, valleys and coasts formerly trodden by drovers, saints and adventurers. Each walk is about the reaffirming of memories, beliefs and emotions, and especially of the connection that one can have with the past through particular places.

Part Two: Baring Our Soles
While walking barefoot through Kenya, the author discovers the connection between feet and politics.

Reader ..... Teresa Gallagher

Writer ..... Linda Cracknell

Abridger ..... Siân Preece

Producer ..... Gaynor Macfarlane

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