Category Archives: walking

Among champion trees

This was the third year in which Ramblers Cymru had staged a walk from the Eisteddfod, following many years when the walk was organised by the Countryside Council for Wales and then Natural Resources Wales.  Their enthusiasm flagged and so, … Continue reading

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Across the Cardiff barrage

For more than 20 years I have visited the Eisteddfod, to walk with Welsh colleagues.  This year the Eisteddfod was in Cardiff; it was  much more a part of the city than is normally the case when the maes is … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury’s shortest shut

I encountered the shortest path in Shropshire on a recent walk in Shrewsbury. Continue reading

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All rest-days cancelled

I joined the anti-Trump demo near Chequers today and was pleased to find that public access to Beacon Hill was not affected. Continue reading

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Gerald McGuire’s century

Today, 12 July, would have been campaigner Gerald McGuire’s 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Isle of Wight Ramblers at 50

I joined the Isle of Wight Ramblers’ celebration of their 50th anniversary on 30 June. Continue reading

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Making the most of the island

In my short visit to the Isle of Wight I fitted in two swims and two walks Continue reading

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