Tag Archives: Cobstone Hill

Chilterns’ future

I have commented on the draft management plan for the Chilterns AONB: mostly good but too laid-back on paths and access. Continue reading

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The birds still sing

There is comfort in nature in difficult times Continue reading

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My gate is one year old

Today it is one year since the inscription Libertas spatiandi: libertas cogitandi (Freedom to roam: freedom to think)  was fixed to my gate on the top of Cobstone Hill, Turville, Bucks (see previous blog). The gate is weathering well and now looks … Continue reading

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Beacons of the night

On a warm summer’s evening I love to wander over Cobstone Hill, above Turville in the Chilterns, looking for glow worms.   Our first summer here was 1988 and we saw our first glow worm on 20 June (my first … Continue reading

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