Category Archives: Chilterns

Dadima’s walk

I joined Geeta Ludhra, Anjana Khatwa, and Clare Warren on Dadima’s walk in the Chilterns, for a wonderful experience. Continue reading

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My kind of bunting

On 2 June the villages were adorned with bunting, but I sought another type of bunting. Continue reading

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Access regained

Access to downland at Chawley Manor in Bucks is not to be restricted, following a campaign but the Ramblers and Open Spaces Society. Continue reading

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Redstarter for ten

I was delighted to see my first redstart in Bucks when doing my breeding bird survey at Hazlemere on 10 April. Continue reading

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Down at the pit

A rewarding visit to Little Marlow gravel pit. Continue reading

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Secret access

When continuing access restrictions were proposed on land in the Chilterns I visited and decided that such proposals were unacceptable. Continue reading

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Privacy prevails

Sadly Buckinghamshire Council has approved ugly new gates at the Old Vicarage in Turville. Continue reading

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Who is the plaque pincher?

I was dismayed to find that once again the plaque had been stolen from ‘my’ gate on Cobstone Hill, but at least it was there when CPRE came to photograph it. Continue reading

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Hurray for a bit of scrub

A little patch of scrub made my bird survey at Hazlemere particularly rewarding. Continue reading

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Lockdown diary

I wrote a piece for the Henley Standard about how I spent lockdown. Here it is. Continue reading

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