Monthly Archives: March 2017

My mum’s centenary

Today, 31 March 2017, my Mum is 100 years old. Here is a little bit about her. Continue reading

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The Archers wake up to Brexit

The Archers have only just woken up to the fact that we are leaving the EU. But at least they are hot on speed monitors. Continue reading

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‘It was the first mild day of March’

Eight-mile walk from Turville, Bucks, as spring comes to the Chilterns. Continue reading

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Nice Icelanders

Theresa May wrongly claimed that Westminster is home to the world’s oldest Parliament. What about Iceland? Continue reading

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Grabbing my chance

When I went to Ramblers’ Scottish Council in Dunblane, I grabbed every opportunity to explore the vicinity. Continue reading

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Hanging in the wind

At Otmoor I saw marsh harrier and hen harrier simultaneously and then a Cetti’s warbler. A good day. Continue reading

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Roe 8: stopped in its tracks

Work on Roe 8 has stopped; this is the highway which was devastating the Beeliar Wetlands in Western Australia. The new premier, Mark McGowan, has called a halt and the protestors are overjoyed. Continue reading

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A busy field

It’s good when Ramblers organise walks which show the issues with which we are involved. Continue reading

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