Bishop’s into battle!

In the city where the American war of independence broke out, the bishop of Boston popped up to wish me well! Cheers Gayle Love the Timmy coloured vestments! The right reverend Gayle Harris shared Christmas with us in North

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I’ve got butterflies!

My good friend Wendy Craig, star of Butterflies, the Royal, and Nanny have me a sweet and gentle messagr of support for my Camino. Thanks Wendy.  Always room on the bike for a friend!

Got everything!

Got the gorgeous Giant bike, the great Daler Rowney paints, and my messages of support.. What have I forgotten?  Now just a small matter of 2000kms and open to the possibilities along the Camino de Santiago. Wish me luck! Listen

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Emmanuel Macron sends a message of support for Timmy

I wrote to Emmanuel Macron to tell him of my Camino cycling and painting adventure. He kindly sent me this very nice response and encouragement: [embeddoc url=”https://timmymallett.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/From-French-President.pdf” download=”all”] Translation: “The President of the French Republic has received the courier

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Portrait presentation

I’ve enjoyed the challenge of working on this portrait. Canon Michael Smith of York Minster is the subject and I’ve put him by the altar in his vestments. I presented it to him at whitewall gallery, York who framed

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Thanks Flares!

Had a great night at Flares party venue in York. It’s a top club with a great team led by Sam and DJ Jay. Thanks for the beers and good luck messages. Can’t wait to come back again!

Meeting purple man

There are lots of highlights in the glorious city of York, and this is one I came across because it was raining…. ‘Grab a brolly‘ said Mrs Mallett and I found one in the car, bright Timmy type purple.

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Mysteries of the Camino de Santiago

My pal Gary who gave me this…. It’s a thoughtful piece about the mystery of the Camino…. You can read it by clicking here. Tell me, what do you think is my reason for this adventure? Why has it

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Bear Grylls and Timmy

I’m delighted to have support of the great Bear Grylls for my cycling and painting Camino adventure. Bear says: “Am so full of admiration for Timmy’s commitment & determination to do something special. He is an inspiration to many.”

Martin Mallett blesses us all

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

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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Martin Mallett – My Bubba

Dear big brother Martin has passed away. He leaves a huge, Martin shaped, hole in our lives. We’ll miss his favourite sayings: “You me” “I’m happy…” “We don’t measure the issues he had to cope with, we smile at

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As the Bishop said to the TV presenter

I was delighted when the Bishop of Oxford the right reverend Steven Croft agreed to bless my Camino painting and cycling pilgrimage. It’s a powerful thing to be receive a blessing for any adventure and for something as big

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My mission from the Bishop of Oxford

I met the right reverend Bishop Steven croft at Christchurch, Oxford to tell him of my big adventure. Cycling over 3 countries to Santiago de Compostela and the tomb of St James. There’s a unique connection to the diocese

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Cycling the Camino de Santiago from home

Entertainer Timmy Mallett is set to embark on a 2,000km cycling adventure from Maidenhead to Spain next month. Setting off from Cookham on Monday, March 12, he will be cycling along the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, painting pictures

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It’s Wacaday!

Thanks to my great friend Michaela Strachan for her lovely support!

Is this a good idea?

It’s March, spring is on the way… And It’s zero degrees, storm Emma is here and I’m utterly freezing!  How am I going to cycle and paint my way over 3 countries, 2000kms, in the worst winter storms for decades?

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Inspired to reach your potential

I’m being asked every day what I’m doing this adventure for, and it’s really easy to explain. I am raising awareness of the importance of reaching your potential. I have a dear brother, Martin, who has downs syndrome and

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What’s in the cardboard box?

What’s in the cardboard box? A delivery arrived and I was intrigued and excited to open it! Thank you Giant Bikes UK  for the fabulous latest Explore E-Bike. Perfect for a touring cycling Artist!

The hand of St James

For 900 years this relic of the apostle of Christ has been in the Thames valley. It felt right to start with its home of I’m cycling all the way to Santiago Dr Compostela and the tomb holding the

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Meeting the Vicar of Dibley!

It was the first day out on the new Giant Explore E bike and I headed into the Chilterns for some hills and practice. In the Hambleden Valley is Fawley church with a John Piper stained glass window. We

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The Cycling Artist Camino De Santiago

Click here to keep track of Timmy:apos:s cycling progress! In March and April 2018 I intend to cycle and paint the ancient Pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compestella in Galicia, Spain. For at least a thousand years pilgrims have

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Timmy’s Ring A Royal phone box

TV star and artist Timmy Mallett has added the soon-to-be princess to the special phone box in The Mall Gardens. Timmy's royal telephone box which was previously sited outside Windsor Castle – where the couple are due to marry

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Gritsy Bitsy brilliant!

Delighted the good people of @MyDoncaster have chosen utterly brilliant name for the new gritter…. Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-slip Machinery!