Category Archives: walking

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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Rambling around Rushden

My first Ramblers’ AGM of the season was in Rushden, Northamptonshire. Continue reading

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On new year’s day every bird counts

On new year’s day I am eager to see any species of bird for the year’s records. Continue reading

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Mistle thrush sings near Dover’s Hill

I walked from Chipping Campden to Broadway on the Cotswold Way with my visually-impaired friend Marika. Continue reading

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The mis-mapping of downland

When walking recently on Shirburn Hill in Oxfordshire I found that the mapped access land was identical to the unmapped downland. Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Howard

Alan Howard, who pioneered Rail Ramblers, would have been 97 today. He is remembered with affection. 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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