Christopher has been organising walking holidays in the Cotswolds for over 20 years, and is the founder of Cotswold Journeys. He is an expert on the region and has written several books about it. He lives near Cheltenham and he has personally researched and devised many Cotswold walking routes, including the three featured in his guidebook for Rucksack Readers.
For many years he travelled professionally around the world, particularly to Italy, China and Russia, and he speaks fluent French and Italian. His account of travelling by train between London and Hong Kong in the 1980s 'The Red Line: a train journey through the Cold War' - is published in April 2017 by Pen & Sword.