Monthly Archives: February 2020

Marjorie Kerr: lifelong campaigner

Remembering Marjorie Kerr, a Dorset campaigner, who would have been 93 on 27 February. Continue reading

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‘Violets are rather nice’—but too early

Having seen violets in February I turned to AA Milne to see when they flowered in 1928. Continue reading

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A Wiltshire wander

After the Wiltshire and Swindon Ramblers’ AGM we enjoyed a walk from Yatton Keynell in Wiltshire. Continue reading

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The humble spud

Peru is a nation of more than 3,800 species of potato Continue reading

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Japan Footpath Association is ten

I made a video to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Japan Footpath Association. Continue reading

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