In association with the the Royal Geographical Society, John will be involved in the publicity and commentary for specific walks during 2013.
Please follow the following link where an audio introduction is now available from the Discovering Britain website for
The Great Dun Fell walk
Look out for John's appearance on BBC2's Celebrity Eggheads, along with other TV Presenters past and present, on the current series running through to the end of 2013.
These special charity editions of the general knowledge quiz, in which teams of celebrities from the world of television, sports and showbiz battle to beat the formidable Eggheads, have proved very popular.
John's recent book is both an autobiography and a look back at many varieties of extreme weather ranging from the atrocious winter of 1963 through to massive floods and scorching summers.
John's personal involvement with the 1987 hurricane fiasco features extensively.