Tag Archives: walking

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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A Few Days

We took a short break in Suffolk, walking along the Blyth river and enjoying the woods near Thorpeness. We visited a pick your own flowers shop in Reydon near Southwold And we exhausted Dog… Oh and the swans and their … 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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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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There Yet: A Poem

I moaned, as a child If made to go on a walk. ‘It’s good for you,’ he’d say. As if I cared. Those miles, Wasted space in a day. Each step a trial Each foot a mile. Pointless to ask, … 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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