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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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Not so benign?

Last week I went to a reception at the House of Lords to celebrate England’s national parks. It was held in the Attlee Room, under the shrewdly benign gaze of Clem Attlee whose portrait hung on the wall.  Since he was prime … Continue reading

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Worldwide postcard-stamps – with a smile

Recently I visited the North York Moors National Park with members of the Symonds Club (colleagues from the national park movement, the club being named after the Lake District campaigner, the late H H Symonds).  The national park officer, Andy Wilson, … Continue reading

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