Category Archives: People

Celebrating Jerry’s life

On 20 July 70 people gathered to remember Jerry Pearlman, former Ramblers’ solicitor and member of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Access, Memories, National parks, Open country, People, Ramblers, walking, wild country, Yorkshire Dales | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

Posted in Access, campaigns, green spaces, Obituary, People, town and village greens, walking | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Story for Mukti

On the late Barbara MacDonald’s 106th birthday I write about her daughter’s book of letters from her lover, Indian thespian Habib Tanvir. Continue reading

Posted in Memories, People | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Two Exmoor centenaries

This month we celebrate the centenaries of two indefatigable women associated with Exmoor: Hope Bourne and Anni MacEwen. Continue reading

Posted in campaigns, Exmoor, National parks, People, wild country | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Changing the world

Nelson Mandela’s centenary Continue reading

Posted in campaigns, People | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

National park award for Dartmoor Derek

Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association has won National Parks UK’s Individual Volunteer of the Year award Continue reading

Posted in Common Wood, Dartmoor, People, wild country | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s westward ho for my carriage-driving friends

My carriage-driving friends have left Turville and we shall miss them. Continue reading

Posted in Access, Bucks, People, Public paths, Turville | Tagged , , | Leave a comment