Monthly Archives: September 2020

Shropshire Way sculpture

I joined a small group to celebrate the unveiling of the splendid sculpture at the start and end of the Shropshire Way. Continue reading

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A unique festival

40 years ago was the start of the Devon American Fortnight festival of which I was the administrator. Continue reading

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MP joins Maidenhead millennium walk

I joined the twentieth anniversary event for the Maidenhead millennium walk, devised by Maidenhead Civic Society and East Berkshire Ramblers. Continue reading

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Never more needed!

The Ramblers has never been more needed than now. Continue reading

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Chiltern or autumn?

The Chiltern gentians are prolific this year on Cobstone Hill. Continue reading

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Fifty years a friend

Fifty years ago today I first met my friend Marion Saunders. Continue reading

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Two fingers from Tetsworth

The paths of Tetsworth in Oxfordshire continue to be in poor condition. I am on the case. Continue reading

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Don’t let the bedbugs bite

Every year I aim to do at least two walks with my university friends Mary Alexander and Drusilla Belfield, but in this strange year our first walk was at the end of August.  We met at Kingsclere, north Hampshire, on … Continue reading

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