An 80-year-old man from Leicester is preparing to hitch kike to Cape Town in South Africa to raise money for the hospice that cared for his wife before she died.
Mike Howitt will use his thumb to travel more than 8000 miles in less than three months.
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Further low cloud, mist and hill fog is expected with outbreaks of rain and drizzle throughout the night.
Cloud will continue to thicken and lower through the evening, giving outbreaks of rain and drizzle overnight.
Organisers say it was a chance for everyone to remember Mylee and celebrate her life.