Thanks, took a while but I think I'm finally getting the hang of adjusting a rear derailleur.
Touring here is ok I think! I've never done any bike touring abroad to compare it with though. I did Lands end to John O'Groats a couple of years ago as well as London to Edinburgh. Some of that was staying in B&B's and hostels but I also had a spinnshelter in my panniers that I used a few nights.
That was on this same frame but using parts from a road bike, and it was geared too high. My Achilles hurt a lot by the time I got to John O'Groats. So I've rebuilt it with MTB gears, and will be packing lighter on future tours (no panniers).