Titanic Message in a Bottle

May 12, 2018

Titanic was my Downs Syndrome brother Martin’s favourite film (along with the Sound of Music and Crocodile Dundee.)  Every Christmas when we played charades Martin would pick one of the ladies to stand with him arms outstretched, and we

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Sunny Santander

May 10, 2018

Half way along Spain’s North coast is the port of Santander. Famous for its beaches and it’s bank, it’s an important spot along the Camino del Norte.  I cycled into town as my Brittany ferries flagship arrived. Just time to

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The boomerang bottle

May 1, 2018

I want to do a message in a bottle. Send a Martin Mallett name tag out into the sea. I found the perfect blue bottle in a recycling bin. To the name tag I added: A photo of Martin

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Reasons to undertake this big adventure

March 28, 2018

There are four reasons for my Camino de Santiago: Historical. This pilgrimage route to the tomb of St James the Apostle has been around for a thousand years.  And in another thousand years someone else will be doing this.  Pilgrims

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Timmy is interviewed on BBC Radio Berkshire

March 13, 2018

Listen to Timmy’s interview on BBC Radio Berkshire, where he discusses his huge 2,000km cycle trip to Camino de Santiago and of course his dear brother Martin, who sadly passed away last week.

Martin Mallett tributes

March 11, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind comments about dear brother Martin. We are greatly comforted by the support and condolences. Never doubt it is a great comfort like a warm blanket. We are touched to see how Martin’s

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Martin Mallett – artist

March 10, 2018

Often when Martin came to stay we would spend time together in my studio, painting together.  Martin is wearing our dad’s old painting jacket and using my easel. This was one of those creative days. We are listening to nice

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Martin Mallett blesses us all

March 9, 2018

I’m about to set off on my grand adventure, cycling the Camino de Santiago. It feels like it’s begun with a dramatic detour to the glistening granite city of Aberdeen for the funeral at St Devenick’s Church, Bieldside of

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Martin Mallett and Aberdeen

March 9, 2018

Thank you Aberdeen for welcoming brother Martin into your beautiful glistening granite city. It was his home for over half his life and you meant the world to him. You can view the article published in The Press and

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