Author Archives: campaignerkate

About campaignerkate

I am the general secretary of the Open Spaces Society and I campaign for public access, paths and open spaces in town and country.

Ian’s day

On 10 June friends and colleagues of the late Ian Mercer gathered on Dartmoor to celebrate his life. Continue reading

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Radical Ramblers on Black Down

Black Down Common in West Sussex is a Marilyn and the trig is the highest point in the South Downs National Park Continue reading

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Barossa blitz

I joined the annual nightjar count at Barossa near Camberley in Surrey. Continue reading

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The world of commons conferences

The international commons conference organised in Cheltenham in 2008 was my first experience of the international commons scene. Continue reading

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What route for the Hamble estuary coast path?

Campaigners argue for the best route for the England Coast Path on the Hamble estuary in Hampshire Continue reading

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Genial Geoff

Geoff Eastwood, Ramblers vice-president and East Yorkshire activist, would have been 77 today. Continue reading

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Summoned by sunset

I ran up Turville Hill to see the sunset before it faded. Continue reading

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