Monthly Archives: February 2022

A bad-car day

It was a frustrating day for Butterfly Conservation’s Jenny Plackett, and for me. We both intended to join the Dartmoor Preservation Association volunteers for the workday on my land at Common Wood, near Horndon on Dartmoor, on Monday 14 February. … Continue reading

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I’d never been to Trowell

I had never been to Trowell before, but the Notts Ramblers’ AGM took me there, with a lovely walk in unsung countyside. Continue reading

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Never stopped learning

I was pleased to have the chance, at the Ramblers’ Nottinghamshire Area AGM, to pay tribute to Alex Staniforth who died suddenly last year. Continue reading

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Access threatened at Denham

Public access is threatened in Denham village from a gate across an unrecorded footpath on the Buckinghamshire golf course. Continue reading

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