Category Archives: Walking

Almost Lost in Wiltshire

When it comes to ticking things off that I want to do, I’m not so brilliant. I really shouldn’t create lists like that, because I only end up ignoring them. Lists are for shopping and Saturdays where you have heaps … Continue reading

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Lofty

Two museums, lots of walking, a ride in a funicular – today was great! But I may have damaged my feet a bit more than I’d like… Starting off early again, I hit up the National Archaeology Museum, only a … Continue reading

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Dreaming

This morning I woke up pretty early and lay in bed gazing up at the Lycabettus Hill. I learnt today that Lycabettus Hill was created as Athena was attempting to make the Acropolis even higher. She got distracted and dropped … Continue reading

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History

Barcelona, like lots of elder cities in Europe, has layers upon layers of living history. From first settlement scraps, paved Roman streets, medieval oddities, Renaissance flair to modern erm, flair?,  it’s own unique look has been tempered by over 2000 … Continue reading

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Ten Sixty Six

In Flanders, poppies grow every year over the fields where so many died almost a hundred years ago. In Battle, daffodils & jonquils cover the hillside where, almost thousand years ago, many lost their lives. A sombre thought really, for … Continue reading

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Hunting in the Forest

March, and the weather is mild & dry, extending the drought and bringing in the hosepipe ban.  The weather seemed very springlike, so we went out & up into the north London area to ‘almost’ the country to go walking. … Continue reading

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