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All photographs and text are by me, Anthony Houghton, and are copyrighted with some right reserved.

Creative Commons BY License

The text of Strolling Guides is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

Creative Commons BY SA License

The photographs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

The early (1980 - 1991) photographs were mostly taken on a Pentax MX on Kodachrome 25 and 64. From then until 2002, I used a variety of negative film stock; Mostly Kodacolor 100 in the Summer, and 400 in the Winter.

From 2002 to early 2004 I was using a Fuji Finepix 6900Z before upgrading to a Fuji Finepix S7000.

In March 2008 I splashed out on a Canon 400D, and rediscovered the joys of having a proper SLR camera once again. I graduated to a Canon 70D in 2016, having also acquired a Fuji Finepix X20 a few years earlier. There are also a few photos taken on my mobile phone; they're so good these days.

Iʼve post-processed everything in Adobe Photoshop®


The logo and all the graphics are mine (and are copyright with all rights reserved), with the exception of the banners for Blackwellʼs Bookshop, other external sites and suppliers, and the various Web Rings, social networks, etc.

The static UK OS maps, and are reproduced by permission of Ordnance Survey® on behalf of The Controller of Her Majestyʼs Stationery Office. Each "Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021".

The Swiss Maps are based on the © 2005 swisstopo maps freely available from the swisstopo website.

Web Site Design and Coding

All the HTML and PHP is written by me in Macromedia Dreamweaver® and the Web Site design is mine.

I downloaded some bits of JavaScript from the JavaScript Source™ and elsewhere, and have acknowledged this were appropriate in the source code. The cross-fade effects in the slide show are courtesy of the Brain Error site. The rest of the script, including the photo handling and navigation code, are mine.

I originally designed the database in Microsoft Access 2003®, and transferred it to MySQL for the live environment.

Testing and Support

I am grateful to my ex-wife, Val Houghton, and mother-in-law, Margaret Bolton, for proof reading some of the early text and picking up a number of homophones the spell checker had missed. They also bravely User Tested the Gorley Common and Upton Park Walks, and provided me with valuable feedback on both this and the Web Site design. Iʼm also grateful to my cousin Gail Pearce for her detailed comments.

Thanks also to John Whittle, Tim Hollingbery and Lawrence Lear, without whose help and support I would never have started this project.