The Whispering Forest

The Barefoot Diaries

A project in Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom by Verity and Stu McLellan

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A journal of roots, rhythm, reverence and relationship. Earth, home, each other, the wider world. Edition One - Summer.
Backers: 117
Average Pledge Per Backer: £32

Funded: £3,719 of £3,500
Dates: Apr 4th -> Apr 24th (20 days)
Project By: Verity and Stu McLellan
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Latest News

We have lift off!

April 23rd - via:
We're a little bit speechless.   This last twenty four hours has been a ride and a half.  Yesterday it felt like we still had a substantial hill to climb, though we felt optimistic and already buoyed up by the mass of support The Barefoot Diaries... (Read More)

Two days to go - let's do this! :)

April 21st - via:
Pledges are starting to roll again!The sun's been out, and after yesterday's tandem yomp round a leafy Oxfordshire playing field (with a great mate), I decided I'd head off into the fields proper.  The soil where we live is chalk and flint, and so... (Read More)

Barefoot and grit

April 21st - via:
Wow. We're within sight of the finish line. Just got back from sharing the Barefoot vibe at Woody's cafe on the edge of Hemel Hempstead.  Sun's out, feeling the excitement of spring finally arriving - swathes of dandelions out, people in shorts... (Read More)

Barefoot in the hills

April 10th - via:
Today we headed out to the hills.  Away from the clamour of work, the buzz of technology, the constant thrum of Stuff To Do.  Part of the motivation was to complete a couple of runs in honour of our magnificent backers, which I did (and, to my... (Read More)

Barefoot hits the road

April 10th - via:
Woo - it's been quite a day (and night)!  Lots more support here on Kickstarter and at - thank you all lovely people - we're nearly a quarter of the way there.Today is the day that the Barefoot hits the road.  I've... (Read More)

Off the blocks!

April 9th - via:
Hello lovely people Stoked that we've already got the support of some gorgeous Barefooters - which means that very soon I will be taking my real shoes off and getting out there.  Photos will be uploaded here and on our Facebook page -... (Read More)

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