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Beach days were a big part of my childhood, annual visits to the wide stretches of and infinitely explorable dunes of Studland Bay the place in which our family summers were spent. 665 more words

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Book Review: The Plot

The Plot
Bunting, Madeleine
Granta, 2009

Subtitled “A Biography of an English Acre” the general story of the book is a description of “the plot” where the author’s father invested his life’s work. 172 more words

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Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

My grandma is visiting at the moment, and one of the things she wanted to do was to visit the place she got married to my grandpa in 1952; Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire. 320 more words


Bungdale Head, Scrawton near Thirsk

I feel a bit mean saying this but I don’t really like the North York Moors for walking. Its scenery is lovely in parts and there are a lot of interesting historical house and estates to visit. 663 more words


Tabular Hills Stage Two.

Levisham to Hutton Le Hole. 15.5 miles.

I was looking forward to this section of the walk as both Levisham and Hutton Le Hole are lovely North York Moors villages and worth exploring if time permits. 645 more words

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I’ve been aware that the amount of free gigabits I have available for this blog is gradually diminishing. I probably have a year or so left. 164 more words

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Holy Well Gill

It must have needed a torrent of water to have carved this gill on Pamperdale Moor near Osmotherley. Certainly not water from the spring mapped as Holy Well and situated way down the gill not far to its junction with Crabdale Beck. 93 more words

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