Monthly Archives: December 2016

Digi-decade

Ten years of a digital camera, 17,732 photos, 4.8 a day. Continue reading

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Otmoor can’t take a lot more

Otmoor RSPB reserve cannot cope with the number of cars generated by the starling murmurations. Continue reading

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What future for the forest?

I visited Ashdown Forest in East Sussex with the conservators to look at how the common is grazed. Continue reading

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Piddington path-check: day 4

The fourth and final day of path checking in Piddington and Wheeler End parish for the Ramblers Continue reading

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Thank you Janet, the Ramblers’ rock

Janet Davis is leaving the Ramblers after 32 years working on public-paths policy. We shall miss her enormously. Continue reading

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Piddington path-check: day 3

I found a completely blocked path on my third day of checking paths in Piddington and Wheeler End parish. I reported it and it’s cleared now. Continue reading

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Magnificent Margaret of Maidenhead

Margaret Bowdery, footpath secretary of East Berkshire Ramblers, has died and we shall miss her greatly. Continue reading

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