Tag Archives: Ridgeway path

An invitation

As I have mentioned, I retire from full-time employment at the end of this month. I would like to mark the occasion in some way, but have not been sufficiently organised to plan anything for the exact date. So, taking … Continue reading

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Bluebells, 1

I believe the Japanese have a custom of viewing the cherry blossom when it is at the peak of perfection. There are two roughly equivalent English customs (at least among those who like walking in the country): looking at autumn … Continue reading

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Close encounter with Mr Cameron

The Ridgeway Path, one of the oldest long-distance walking paths in Britain, was established in 1972, but the route loosely coincides with an ancient highway which was in use before the Romans came, in the Bronze Age and maybe even … Continue reading

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