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Letters in the landscape

Reading the guide to The Cross Britain Way I noted reference to an ER marked by the careful planting of trees on the top of Beacon Ring Iron Age Hill Fort just inside the Welsh border near Welshpool. 72 more words

Any Other Business

Some Early Lines, Old Railway Companies, The Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway

Some Early Lines

Old Railway Companies

Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway

The Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway was the only joint MR/L&NWR project. Market Bosworth station, now used as a garage, was, at this time, also the southern limit of the Battlefield Line, which aimed to extend along the track-bed beyond the station towards Shenton and Bosworth battlefield. 288 more words

Old Railway Lines

Leicestershire Border Walk - part 12

Bringhurst – East Norton 11 miles (18 km)

Initially taking the road south from Bringhurst we soon enter a field on the left by the first of two possible paths and briefly join the Jurassic Way. 613 more words


The New Teacher - short story

A dearth of links to short stories has given me the opportunity to promote yet another of my own works in my unofficial celebration of…

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Project LV One - Day 209 - Walking the Watershed

I suspect this might seem a lot more dramatic than it actually is, after all it is hardly the continental divide in the USA.  However, they both have the same function – one side of the divide the rivers drain into the Pacific whilst the other side the Atlantic, via the Gulf of Mexico.   162 more words

Project LV One