Sunday, 28 December 2014

#walkacrosslondon Day 3 in Pictures

Stratford Centre, start off point

Vicarage Lane - I used work at facility in this compound, redeveloped into housing units

The famous, one and only...

Entering Ilford...Kemi walking too fast for me so I decided to...

At Chadwell Heath

#walkacrosslondon Day 2 in Pictures

Day 2, my route High St Kensington > Oxford St > Holborn > Old Street > Cambridge Heath > Olympics Park, Stratford

Hyde Park, Queen's Gate entrance

Failed selfie at the entrance of RAH

Very tempted...later

#walkacrosslondon Day 1 in Pictures

How I'm kitted out

Took a train from Waterloo to Virginia Water. A short hike to start Point A

The morning was a rainy one

Start Point, a rural on the outskirts of London. A farm with ponies

#walkacrosslondon Day 3 in Tweets

  • Is there anywhere in the Bible that says "Thou shall not walk on a Sabbath?". Cos I would actually like to follow that commandment right now Nov 16, 2014
  • Day 3 #WalkAcrossLondon, mad determination to get me off this bed and out into 8 degrees outdoors. Nov 16, 2014
  • In addition to the lingering strain, my lower limbs muscles are aching now. I remember after #WalkAcrossLagos, I limped around for days Nov 16, 2014
  • Thanks bro @ladumdum #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • @ladumdum ok cool. I'd love to hear it. I'll buzz you upper next week Nov 16, 2014
  • One of my fav J.Cole one liners..."Gary Coleman just passed, life is short" Nov 16, 2014
  • Last day...My trail today will take me thru Ilford > Chadwell Heath > Romford > Harold Wood and M25 junction End Point D #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • I'm at Stratford Centre (waiting for @Kemmzy) feeling nostalgic. I used to work in Stratford '01 to '03. This was my daily commute centre Nov 16, 2014
  • Entering Romford Road, virtually straight road all the way to Harold Wood #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • My old work place @edfenergy on Vicarage Lane now redeveloped to new residential complex Nov 16, 2014
  • Crossed £200 mark, inching to d halfway mark. You can help push across it. Donate here pls Nov 16, 2014
  • I'm sure I must be the guest that's stayed the shortest with my Stratford Airbnb host. After drinks with Charles and Yinka @Westfield (1) Nov 16, 2014
  • Got in at 11:30pm, left at 8:30am. He made me a hot cup of coffee before I left. Bless him (2). Nov 16, 2014
  • The famous "Green Street" of movie and life of West Ham football hooligans #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • Yeah, 3rd and last day today RT @oluwa_todimuu @alldatjas Great! You're walking London? Nov 16, 2014
  • About to cross the North Circular. Ilford just ahead. Kemi is walking fast fast, I'm trying to keep up #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • Lunch and rest at Ilford. We're falling behind schedule abit so we have to pick up pace when resume #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • Badass auto shop...Bentleys, Porsches, Lambo, Custom Ranges Nov 16, 2014
  • Selfie with @Kemmzy at Chadwell Heath #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • In to Havering Borough, the last Borough to walk through. We're just over an hour to End Point D by Harold Wood/M25 #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • On approach to Romford, Charles has joined us well kitted for the walk #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • Our stats now. M25 is dead ahead. We should get to End Point D by 16:00 #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • 2 miles to go #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • M25 in sight #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 16, 2014
  • Day 3 made it to M25 wit @Kemmzy and Charles. Gracious of Femi to pick us @ End Point D #WalkAcrossLondon completed Nov 16, 2014

#walkacrosslondon Day 2 in Tweets

  • I'm up...Day 2 #WalkAcrossLondon My body and feet are rested but I can feel slight strain on one foot. I think its manageable Nov 15, 2014
  • My Airbnb host is still sleeping. The guy no dey fear say I fit be ritual killer. But he's cool, welcoming me to his home just like that Nov 15, 2014
  • I can't see Airbnb surviving in Nigeria. Mutual fear by host/guest doing sinister stuff e.g. kidnapping, ritual killing will be rife Nov 15, 2014
  • Its almost 7am. I want to get ready and head back to end Point B to continue #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • At End Point B, setting off to Straford, End Point C. Nav says it about 12 miles/20km. Half of yesterday's distance #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • The shorter distance is good news for my foot. Temperature is 8 degrees, not bad for morning. Also, not hungry yet need a drink though Nov 15, 2014
  • On to Stratford and maybe beyond to make up ground for tomorrow #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • My path today High St Kensington > Oxford St > Holborn > Old Street > Cambridge Heath > Olympics Park #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • The gloves are on...ok I had to take them off to type this Nov 15, 2014
  • MS Surface Pro 3 subbing the Mac Air Nov 15, 2014
  • It is cold morning, undoubtedly. Can't leave my hands unprotected for too long. I can't even begin to imagine @Ed_Stafford at the North Pole Nov 15, 2014
  • Expecting an important Skype call this morning > @oluwagbomi Nov 15, 2014
  • Queens Gate entrance to Hyde Park #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Feel like making a charitable donation, pls do it here as I #WalkAcrossLondon - GoFundMe - Nov 15, 2014
  • @elaweda At the moment yeah, but sister is gonna join me today and tomorrow. My cousin planning on joining too Nov 15, 2014
  • Entering Oxford Street now, gonna do abit of (window) shopping #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • NP #Oceans which for me is Magna Carta's stand out track Nov 15, 2014
  • Forget the window part, actually stopped to do some shopping #OxfordStreet #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Stone throw from the British Museum. Visit pen down for another trip #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Did full English for breakfast yesterday. Thinking Chinese or Thai for brunch at Shoreditch #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Walking pass @ConwayHall Nov 15, 2014
  • Iconic Route Master has been redesigned to a new sleek bus #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Rolling down Clerkenwell, edge of The City Nov 15, 2014
  • RT @Edub4Music #Oshey Johnnie Walker @alldatjas: Rolling down Clerkenwell, edge of The City" Nov 15, 2014
  • My body is telling me I ain't as fit as during #WalkAcrossLagos. Everytime I take a rest, aches hit me as I resume walkin #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • RT @oluwagbomi Mama and I Skype called dada. He's away doing #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • @Kemmzy joined the trail all the way to Straford #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Just about half way through Day 2. Kemi joined up the walk at Shoreditch.... Nov 15, 2014
  • Bethnal Green and environs...Sharia Zone quite evident. Seen quite a number of woman with full hijab and heavy bearded men #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Victoria Park, then a short hop to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and End Point C #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • Victoria Park, Autumn in full bloom Nov 15, 2014
  • Sunset at the Olympic Park. About 10m aways from End Point C #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • End of Day 2 stats at End Point C #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 15, 2014
  • #Interstellar, it was ok and all...cosmos, science & space stuffs until e turn African Magic towards the end me no come understand again Nov 15, 2014

#walkacrosslondon Day 1 in Tweets

  • < 12 hours to #walkacrosslondon and I'm still out with the @IHEU crew including @bobchurchill. Trying out sake for the first time #Japanese Nov 13, 2014
  • Sake...warm and potent Nov 14, 2014
  • I'm up...D-Day #WalkAcrossLondon You won't believe I woke with a slight hangover. That sake ehn Nov 14, 2014
  • Off to Waterloo station to get a train to Virginia Water, close to the start point. It's still a bit dark, wet and rainy #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Heading out westbound to Virginia Water. About 2km after start point #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • At Virginia Water. Heading eastboud now to start point #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Approaching the M25 start point at Thorpe. Raining...#WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • At start point A, turned on navigation make I no go lost #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • My view right now. Current path is alongside the M25 to my left #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Outskirts of London is still a bit rural. I've come across a number of farms. This one has Shire horses Nov 14, 2014
  • Advice heeded. Thank you #WalkAcrossLondon RT @unionbankplc @alldatjas God will be with you. Pls make sure you face the traffic all the time Nov 14, 2014
  • Missed my way sha. Wasn't paying attention to Nav. Retracing steps about half a kilometre back #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • RT @IHEU Nigerian humanist @alldatjas walks whole cities for charity. Next 3 days: London. And it's raining! ... Nov 14, 2014
  • Less than a mile to Thorpe town #walkacrosslondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Gotta giv a shoutout 2 @swagerliciously with a major offline donation. U 2 can donate online here #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Off-road now onto Monk's Walk. There's no way I woulda seen this path without Nav #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • The path is desolate in between Manor Lake and St Ann's Lake Nov 14, 2014
  • That's Manor Lake. St Ann's Lake is right behind me #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Monk's Walk snakes behind Thorpe Park. Very muddy Nov 14, 2014
  • Walking over the M3 towards Staines #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • In Chertsey town, quiet place. 2 hours deep into #WalkAcrossLondon, looking for a cafe to take a break Nov 14, 2014
  • Hot cuppa at Joe's Cafe #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Back on the road. The sun is out. It really hasn't been as cold as I feared or as I'd geared up for so far #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Crossing over the River Thames at the bridge leading to Chertsey #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • I never thought I'd say this...but I'm actually hot and sweating right now #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Over 3 hours into Day of #WalkAcrossLondon. Right now, I'm on Russell Road heading towards Sunbury... Nov 14, 2014
  • Thanks dude RT @the3rdGoogleBoy @alldatjas lol all the best bro #walkacrosslondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Had to turn down the hot drink #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Rest break to let feet breathe at a small park on the banks of the Thames #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • How I'm doing stats wise #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • While I'm doing #WalkAcrossLondon in 3 days, @PaulSalopek is walking frm Africa all the way to end of South America in 7 yrs. Thats just ill Nov 14, 2014
  • Places I'm still walking through today to get to Point B...Hampton > Twickenham > Richmond > Chiswick #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • @GidiTraffic All clear on Lower Hampton Road, no LASTMA in sight #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • First sign of traffic, deep into Greater London now #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Leaving Hampton, Twickenham ahead. I'm surprised my mum hasn't called me all day. She tried a final attempt of dissuading me this morning Nov 14, 2014
  • She said today was Wednesday shebi my walk is not starting until two days time. Told her nice try Nov 14, 2014
  • Check this...Drive Like a Girl is the name of an insurance company. It will take a man's man to subscribe to them Nov 14, 2014
  • I think Google deceived me on the distance across London. Its gonna be more than 67km. I will clock well over 30km today #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • More than 25km covered now and I still got 2.5 hours till I get to Point B. Nov 14, 2014
  • Rest stop at Twickenham Green, an open park which I suspect will have lots dog poop. 2 hrs more #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Its getting dark now. Gonna definitely be walking in the dark. Randon thought...I think I want to watch Interstellar tonight Nov 14, 2014
  • Temperature is dropping Nov 14, 2014
  • Almost 8 hours and my feet are killing me. I think I need one more rest stop. Very dark now, at Richmond #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Doing half a pint at a pub in Richmond. This should be my last rest stop before Shepherd's Bush #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • This pub is packed. TGIF starts pretty early around here Nov 14, 2014
  • After 9 hours #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • 15 mins to end Point B. The pain is barely manageable. My feet feel like I'm walking on bare ground #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Day 1; 39.5 km; 10 hours, 33 mins at end Point B. Now to try and locate my Airbnb crashing place #WalkAcrossLondon Nov 14, 2014
  • Airbnb host (Sang) very hospitable. Hot bath, clean sheets, warm bed and enough charging ports. Nov 14, 2014
  • To think I only thot of Airbnb at the last minute after I couldn't get suitable hotels around my end points. Nov 14, 2014
  • Sang is frm Hong Kong. I thk he's a Buddhist. He turned on his tab to project the image of his God (I didn't recognise it) in one corner (1) Nov 14, 2014
  • He started praying to it. First time I'm seeing someone improvising with an electronic device to represent his/her God and praying to it (2) Nov 14, 2014
  • How Airbnb and Uber Are Changing the Nature of Work via National Journal - Nov 14, 2014