Tag Archives: walks

After Sandwiches #walking #broadstairs #margate

At the end of England – imagine the British Isles as an old man kneeling and facing west and then imagine the heels of his shoes; that’s us – we were in the east of Kent. Our friends live in … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out #paddingtonbranch #grandunioncanal

It said bright and sunny till 2 and then biblically wet. April – when shit gets real, huh. One of my self imposed tasks is to plan walks for some friends, around London. We disappear off in the summer and … 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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A winter walk #cuckfield

My birthday rarely passes without the Vet proposing a family get together. This year we found ourselves in the heart of the Sussex countryside, in Cuckfield. This place is what gives the word ‘quaint’ it’s reason to exist. Every buildings … Continue reading

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Losing its Rivers: following careless London #londonwalks #lostrivers

When we moved into our house we found the end of the garden flooded at the slightest sign of a downpour. In the first summer huge cracks appeared in the path at the back when the heat rose above 22C. … Continue reading

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#Capital_Ring – Earlsfield to Richmond

The Capital Ring is a strategic walking route that completely encircles inner and central London. It is approximately 78 miles long and cuts through as many green spaces as is possible. We hadn’t intended another stretch so soon, Dog and … Continue reading

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Bulcamp to Halesworth and back again – a Suffolk walk

We are fortunate to have a place in Suffolk, outside Blythburgh. It’s called a cottage but it is more a town house; it is part of a development that once was a workhouse set in the middle of the countryside … Continue reading

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C is for Chepstow

Chepstow is a nice enough town on the Bristol channel which, amongst other claims to fame is the start point of Offa’s Dyke LDP (Long Distance Path). From when my Dad retired in the late 1980s until he could no … Continue reading

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