Monthly Archives: October 2019

A rare chance to thank a judge

I had the rare opportunity to thank a judge, Lord Hoffmann, for his many ground-breaking judgments on public paths and village greens. Continue reading

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A countrystride down the Eden

The story of my podcast for Countrystride, in the Eden valley, with Mark Richards and Helen Millican. Continue reading

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Kirkby Stephen’s warm welcome

Kirkby Stephen hosted the Walkers Are Welcome Towns annual get-together this year. Continue reading

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A brief escape to Common Wood

While Brexit raged in parliament 13 volunteers sought refuge in working for butterflies on Common Wood, Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Day on the downs

A six-mile walk across downland on the western edge of the South Downs National Park. Continue reading

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Launch of the Shropshire Way main route

I was invited to participate in the launch of the Shropshire Way main route, a great achievement by volunteers. Continue reading

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