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I hope this is not inappropriate to post, and if yes, please remove, but there is a very long distance walk happening that some may find interesting.
I will take a read through, thanks. With the information in this thread, (which is invaluable) I will walk with nonwaterproof shoes on my next walk. I have to, as a measure of and for myself, considering the variables. But which goop to use?...still to be decided.