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The Gnitz Peninsula, Usedom

When most people travel to the Baltic island of Usedom, the attention is taken – understandably – by the sea. Most of the island is in Germany – with only the town of Świnoujście at the eastern end in Poland – and from north to south it is a line of holiday resorts that date back to the nineteenth century, the coming of the railway, and the development of seaside rest cures and vacations for the growing populace of the cities of northern Germany. 534 more words


Max and I were lucky today

Thursday 27th November 2014

We got sunshine, on a cloudy day.

It was supposed to be cloudy all day, but Max and I went out for our walk to Upton Country Park in bright sunshine – and it stayed that way. 198 more words


Prosecco and brownies in the Western Fells

A few weeks previously, my friend Dave messaged me and said keep the weekend of the 16th free as its my 60th birthday and would really like to be on top of a mountain to celebrate. 543 more words


Sydney Walks

A little aside from the usually travel post until we head to Burma over the Christmas/New Year period. Over the past few months we have been enjoying the great outdoors and doing a bit of exploring a little closer to home. 747 more words


Bishopsgate Institute courses  

Throughout December and January

Find out more about London

Bishosgate Institute’s London courses reveal so much about the capital. Rediscover the lost buildings and streets that now only exist in old images and documents, explore the history of London’s museums and Victorian libraries or enjoy a walking tour of London’s literary landmarks. 22 more words


Hindhead circular 5 miles

We returned to Hindhead for another walk on a different route. Eleven of us met at the NT car park and set off in sunshine on a route that took us through Golden Valley, along the edge of Grayshott, across the new A333 (old A3) at the roundabout with the B3002, over Miss James’ Bridge near the south side of the Hindhead tunnel, along… 44 more words


Mist on the Chase

It was more like fog at home, and might be worse further west. We headed east instead, for a walk on Cannock Chase, from Milford to the visitor centre at Marquis Drive (tea, sausage rolls, cake – we try to live life to the full). 82 more words