Monthly Archives: January 2018

A bit of Bayeux on Dartmoor

There is (or was) an extract of the Bayeux Tapestry, painted on the kitchen wall by Sylvia Sayer, at Old Middle Cator on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Path reporting in Glos

It’s the Ramblers AGM season, and I have been to the Gloucestershire Area AGM and walk. Continue reading

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Misty Otmoor

A misty visit to Otmoor today, but worthwhile as ever. Continue reading

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Step up for public access

For the first time Michael Gove, environment secretary, has acknowledged that public access is a public good. Continue reading

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Bucks Free Press’s boo-boo

The Bucks Free Press needs to pay more attention to apostrophes. Continue reading

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Have a wander in the waste

The Dartmoor Preservation Association has published a guide to High House Waste. Continue reading

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A companion to Tippett’s music

Today, the composer Michael Tippett (who joined the Kinder trespassers in 1932) would have been 113 years old. Continue reading

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