Category Archives: Ramblers

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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Posty Bob is 90

Happy birthday to my good friend, Northamptonshire Rambler Bob Coles, who is 90 today. Continue reading

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Devon Ramblers’ golden day

I joined Devon Ramblers to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Hitting the Herefordshire Trail

I joined my friends for another stretch of the Herefordshire Trail, from Leominster to Hatfield. Continue reading

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White Hart Link

I joined local walkers for the final section of the White Hart Link, a new trail linking five towns in north Dorset. Continue reading

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