Category Archives: Bucks

Half my life a footpath secretary

This year I have spent half my life as Area footpath secretary for the Ramblers Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and West Middlesex Area Continue reading

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‘Resolved’ has a new meaning in Buckinghamshire

Bucks County Council’s public-path reporting system is misleading, it says problems are ‘resolved’ when they are not. Continue reading

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No loos at Mill End

Last autumn the Culden Faw Estate acquired the car-park at Mill End.  This is at the southern end of the Hambleden Valley close to the A4094 Henley-Marlow road.  It is a great spot for walkers, giving access to the Thames … 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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No to tracks on Naphill Common

Naphill Common in Buckinghamshire suffers from tracks created by adjoining landowners. Continue reading

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Eleven thousand people but no post office

When Henley-on-Thames post office is closed for refurbishment 11,000 residents have no alternative. Continue reading

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My mum’s centenary

Today, 31 March 2017, my Mum is 100 years old. Here is a little bit about her. Continue reading

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