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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.

May 2021

It's been a long time since the last update. I've been heavily involved in another project, and I'm afraid that Strolling Guides has had to take a back seat.

I've got a bit more time now, and hope to be able to post some stuff soon. However, first I've got to give the code a spring-clean and most of the changes will be under the hood at first.

That said, what with the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions and the fact that I'm not getting any younger, new content is only going to appear infrequently.

February 2020

New for this month, the Llangollen Railway in Clwyd, North Wales.

January 2020

Happy New Year again everyone! I'm back having spent most of last year scanning my old negatives and making them up into photobooks.

First up this year articles on Harlech Castle in Gwynedd and Holly Hill Woodland Park in Hampshire.

January 2019

Happy New Year everyone! First up this year an article on the Bala Lake Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid) in Gwynedd, North Wales

December 2018

Two new gazetteer articles this month, both on the Isle of Wight.

Merry Christmas everyone!

November 2018

New for this month the Old Town Hall at Newton on the Isle of Wight, and some photos of the wonderfully peaceful Newton Quay

October 2018

New this month a much expanded article on the Needles Old and New Batteries including the High Down Rocket Test Site.