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August 2022

New for this month an article on the John Pounds Memorial in Portsmouth.

July 2022

Just a few shots from the Templecombe Medieval Pageant in Somerset held back at the beginning of last month.

April 2022

A deep dive into the archives this month, with some ancient negatives of Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire getting an airing.

March 2022

New this month. From the before times. In Somerset, a walk from Selworthy village up to its eponymous beacon.

January 2022

New for this month, two places in south Wales:

December 2021

Finally got to the end of the re-organisation of the database, I think. So I should be able to get some new stuff out next month, all being well.

In the meantime, I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and let's hope the new year is a better one than the last two.

November 2021

I decided that in order to support the changes I wanted to make to the location maps, I needed to perform some fairly radical surgery to the database; big mistake.

In doing so I managed to break a lot of stuff, and in the course of fixing things, broke a lot more.

I think everything is now back to working how it used to; now all I've got to do is remember what I was trying to achieve.

October 2021

I've spent most of this month on improvements to the location maps and photo captions.

However, I have written some information on a walk to Hurlstone Point, and two short entries for Allerford Packhorse Bridge and Dunkery Beacon, all in Somerset.

September 2021

Better late than never. Just one new page this month; the last for now from Clwyd in Wales.

This covers three places in the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal World Heritage Site, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the Horseshoe Falls and Llangollen Wharf.

August 2021

The spring-cleaning of my code is beginning to bear fruit, and smart-phone users in particular should notice some significant improvements.

As for the content, I'm getting a bit more up-to-date, 2018 to be precise, with a new page covering:

July 2021

Some more 'new' material for this month; this time dating back to the year 2000 and a trip to Tobago in the Caribbean.

There are pages on:

Along with a gazetteer section and a gallery of fauna and flora.

June 2021

At long last some 'new' material. I say new, but I actually did this walk back in 2015. It's from Shalford to Artington in Surrey.

Also in Surrey but slightly more recent (2017) are some shots of Hindhead and the scar left by the old A3.

The Ordnance Survey in their wisdom have decided to make it very difficult and expensive for hobbyist webmasters to access and use the 1:50000 and 1:25000 mappings. I am therefore in the process of removing the OS maps from this site.

Where appropriate I'm replacing them with Google Maps or with ones based on the 1:250000 mapping (which is still publicly available). In what universe driving traffic to your larger and better funded competitor make sense, I'm not sure. Sometimes Government 'thinking' is difficult to decern.

Apologies for any inconvenience.