Category Archives: walking

Cotswolds Way: Inspiration Follows Perspiration

It’s early 1993, pretty much 30 years ago to the day when a letter arrived. I’ve lost my copy but the other day, tucked in a guidebook for the above walk, I found Dad’s copy. The writer was Ernie, an … Continue reading

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Italy, One Last Time

I’m staying in a village in the Colli Euganei National Park near Padua. These a few images from our first evening. We’ve eaten well and here’s some foodie shots to make you jealous. Today we walked around some of the … Continue reading

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Ok So I’m A Lucky…

Just landing… it started like this Went to this… And ended with these In point of fact I’m staying an hour away with friends for some walking but it happens Venice is the nearest airport. Maybe we’ll pop in…

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And finally…

I needed to walk Dog so we thought we’d catch the train into town and have a look at the Green Park floral tributes before they go off to be composted. There must be a few businesses who’ve made money … Continue reading

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Walking With The Boys #Wandletrail

I mentioned this a week or so ago and planned it for after my little procedure as a sort of test of… well,. everything. Yesterday was the day, the weather threatened rain but it held off and was pleasantly cool. … Continue reading

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The Rivers Of London #Wandle

The Rivers of London is a tremendous series of fantasy books by Ben Aaronovitch. It’s also a truism that London has many rivers and not just the dominating thug of a watercourse, the Thames. In my part of the south … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen: 2022

Our house is filling up. The financial adviser and his new wife are planning on moving in while the house they are buying is restored to rude health. I believe this is called boomeranging though that usually entails someone out … Continue reading

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My Neighbourhood, Part Two #dulwich

I left us near Camberwell Old Cemetery failing to enjoy a spectacular view over London’s centre due to the fog. I went back. It got a heap better.. Since then I’ve visited the British Museum, had a day’s facilitated strategy … Continue reading

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My Neighbourhood: Part one #dulwich #southlondon #circularwalk

I needed to get out and about and Dog wanted a walk. These days he’s good for four miles but more than that and his arthritis can leave him limping for a few days. So when I came across this … Continue reading

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The Lakes And Stuff

A joy of blogging is when a blogging friend posts something that brings back a rather lovely memory. George Kitching writes beautifully about his beloved Lakes and the walks and tramps he undertakes. He also fills in the history and … Continue reading

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