Category Archives: walking

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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Week Four: 2022

I worry about law breaking. I do it, more often than I’d like to admit. Speeding – staying at 20 mph, which is universal around here, is darned tricky – the odd parking infraction, the occasional littering and I can’t … Continue reading

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Walking The Dog #walks

This could be a post about my years as a pogoing punk rocker and the glories of Dr Feelgood circa 1979. It’s not. It’s about art. Specifically something called strava art. I’d not heard about this until a WhatsApp from … Continue reading

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Purbeck, Purrfect

The Isle of Purbeck isn’t actually an island, it’s a peninsula. Typical really for us to misdescribe it in its current form. Like calling instant coffee, coffee. Once maybe a coffee bean was involved but by the time it’s reached … Continue reading

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Lambeth To St Pancras

A couple of weeks ago I posted about a walk I’d planned for some friends and trialled. On Wednesday, before I gave into my sporting addiction and suffered my way through 120 minutes of football we undertook the walk. I … Continue reading

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