Category Archives: Obstructed path

Gap in the map

On a walk on Bredon Hill in Worcestershire I found there is a section of bridleway in Conderton parish missing from the definitive map; we must research it. Continue reading

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Beverley bound

I visited Beverley in East Yorkshire in January for the Ramblers’ AGM and enjoyed a walk over the Westwood common. Continue reading

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A man who knew his mushrooms

I learnt a great deal about John Newnham, former field officer for the Ramblers, at his funeral in February. Continue reading

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Matchless Maurice

Maurice Tebbutt, who has died aged 88, was a leading light in the Northamptonshire Ramblers for half a century. Continue reading

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Graham: a vanguard at the front

‘We used to call him Jeeves’, said the man next to me at Graham Butler’s funeral, a former work colleague of Graham’s.  I had to think for a second as I had never called him Jeeves, then it clicked.  Actually … Continue reading

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Listening to silence

On the last day of 2018 I walked from Burford with my friend Marika Kovacs. Continue reading

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John Johnson: friend of access

John Johnson, former chairman of the Countryside Commission and an advocate of access, has died aged 88. Continue reading

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