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Maps, and feeling restless

Just a hint of spring and I’m feeling restless already, as I sorted out some of the maps I drew for the Independent’s Weekend Walk series, quite a while ago but still enjoy them, especially Cat Bells/Derwent Water.  Two years ago … Continue reading

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Walking to Holy Island

Off the Northumberland coast just north of Bamburgh – where I was staying at the weekend – is the little island of Lindisfarne, only accessible when the tide is out. There’s a causeway for cars and walkers, but four of us, … Continue reading

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Bamburgh Castle again

  Last weekend to Bamburgh Castle to visit my friend O., croquet queen.  They take croquet seriously up there.  Loaded with wet-weather gear (thanks BBC weather forecast) I arrived in a heatwave.  Bliss. From the Castle south through woodland and … Continue reading

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