Category Archives: Obstructed path

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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Delving into Dorset

It’s the Ramblers’ AGM season again, and I am due to visit five Ramblers’ areas before mid February, to hear what our volunteers are doing, communicate any concerns to our central office and talk about what the Ramblers are achieving … Continue reading

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