Category Archives: Obstructed path

Tricky paths at Tetsworth

I visited Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, again for a bird survey and found the public paths still to be in a poor state. Continue reading

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Last post for Bob

My good friend Bob Coles, indefatigable Northamptonshire rambler, has died aged 90. Continue reading

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Tramp around Tetsworth

I carried out my bird survey for the River Thame Conservation Trust in a grid square near Tetsworth in Oxfordshire Continue reading

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A countrystride down the Eden

The story of my podcast for Countrystride, in the Eden valley, with Mark Richards and Helen Millican. Continue reading

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Launch of the Shropshire Way main route

I was invited to participate in the launch of the Shropshire Way main route, a great achievement by volunteers. Continue reading

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Fifty years in England

Fifty years ago today my friend George Laurence, now an eminent QC, first stepped on English soil. He was born and brought up in Pretoria, South Africa.  On 10 September 1969, a 22-year old, he boarded the SA Vaal in … Continue reading

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John Humphrys, the terrier

As john Humphrys retires from presenting Today I recall an interview with him in 2000 regarding the blocked footpath Framfield 9. Continue reading

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