Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bird count and path check

This is my third year of bird surveying for the River Thame Conservation Trust, and I noted the state of the paths while recording birds. Continue reading

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Roaming the Cromer coast

On my recent visit to Cromer for the Walkers Are Welcome annual get-together I found time to explore the Norfolk coast. Continue reading

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Mangled memory

Laurence Binyon’s words ‘They shall grow not old’ have been mangled in a recent film title, as Chris Hall points out in a letter in the Guardian. Continue reading

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Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

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What is the impact of Walkers Are Welcome?

At the Walkers Are Welcome towns annual get-together in Cromer we agreed that the towns need to demonstrate their impact more. Continue reading

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One bittern—or maybe more

I saw my first bittern at the Otmoor RSPB reserve. Continue reading

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