Category Archives: Walking

Rambling Round London – The London LOOP

Setting a target Laziness can be a bit of a curse.  You put off things for trivial reasons.  Even things that you really enjoy get left to one side.  So, having reached the age of 75 at the end of … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Newfoundland – Days 4 – 6

It was time to pack our bags and head to the Bonavista peninsula for three nights in a most beautiful place.  The rain rained and the wind blew but also the sun shone and we had a great time.  The … Continue reading

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7 Days in Newfoundland – Days 1 – 3

Newfoundland is a very large island, about half the size of the whole of Britain or one and a half times the size of Ireland.  It lies in the Gulf of St Lawrence off the east coast of Canada.  The … Continue reading

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More Wandering along the Wandle

A while ago I wrote a post in this blog entitled “A Dawdle by the Wandle”.  It described a walk from the head of the Wandle River in South London to Morden Hall.  And a fascinating walk it was with … Continue reading

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What did we do before GPS and SatNav?

Note : This post was first published in 2013. It has been updated. If you think back just a few years, before the advent of cheap GPS and SatNav devices, we used to find our way about the country using … Continue reading

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Spring Walking in South Western Turkey

South Western Turkey is a magnificent place for walking.  There are kilometre after kilometre of coastal walking, low hills, valleys, woodland and not far inland from us mountains in the Taurus that exceed 3,000 metres.  Just take your pick.  And the paths … Continue reading

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Low Rigg and High Rigg

After a family funeral in the North of Scotland we had decided to rest for a couple of days at the Horse & Farrier in Threlkeld in the Lake District, our favourite stopping off point between Scotland and our home … Continue reading

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