Category Archives: Turville

Verba renovata

Thanks to the Chiltern Society, the welcoming sign on my gate has been renewed. Continue reading

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Volunteers: the Ramblers’ backbone

In Volunteers’ Week I thank those tireless Ramblers who enable us all to enjoy walking. Continue reading

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Encomium to a may tree

The little may tree, in the field, which has existed in the field behind our house for years, has been destroyed. Continue reading

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Lockdown path-check

One of my lockdown activities has been to check every path in the parish of Turville. I recommend local path-checking as a suitable occupation. Continue reading

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Dawn chorus days

I was up for the dawn chorus alongside a nationwide community of birdwatchers. Continue reading

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Dusk at the top of the wood

It was peaceful at dusk at the top of the wood. Continue reading

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‘Violets are rather nice’—but too early

Having seen violets in February I turned to AA Milne to see when they flowered in 1928. Continue reading

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Gate too twee

A Turville resident has rightly challenged the twee gate which has appeared on the footpath to the windmill. Continue reading

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Farewell to enterprising Eddie

Eddie Bilous, my carriage-driving friend, has died aged only 65. Continue reading

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Japan welcomes walkers

Friends from the Japan Footpath Association and Walkers Are Welcome visited the Chilterns to talk about paths and promoting walking Continue reading

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