With 2 spare bedrooms fitted for sleeping we have had our fair share of houseguests so far - usually Wolves players staying over for away trips etc (and my family & Markus from Germany plus DH's friend Alan who always have a free space - but not all at once!! :) ).
So - I received a phone call from DH while at work asking if I'd be ok with his old friend Nick, who is currently doing the "BIG WALK - John O'Groats to Lands End" , could stay over - he didn't find any accommodation in Falkirk.
I admire people who do big walks like Nick and also doing the West Highland Way or the Appalachian Trail in North America. And DH already said that Nick would be staying over for one night anyway, so I agreed - no problem with that. And I am off on Monday anyway so I can get the spare bedroom ready for my mum.
Nick is a funny guy and I am really impressed with his determination to do that walk ... I'd fancy the West Highland Way myself but am not sure if I'd actually be able to DO it... :) He is doing this walk to raise money for the Brain Research Trust and in memory of his brother who died last year of a brain tumor.
I am sure I will visit Nick's travel-blog during his walk to keep up with him.