In particular, he is embarking on a period of rigorous preparation for a journey to be undertaken by his human associate in June 2010.
No prizes for guessing that the proposed month-long quest will be by bicycle.
The route? Well, at this stage we're simply indicating that it will start with St Just and end, all being well, with St Magnus.
In due course the project will have its own website / blog.
And yes, you've guessed, we shall be inviting sponsorship for a very worthwhile cause: Falcon Camps, a programme of residential adventure holidays for children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
More news soon.