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Follow *only* the yellow brick road

Longrider:

…why don’t we ban contact sports, motor sport, running, jumping, walking, or, indeed any activity that might, possibly, result in injury that will need treatment by our glorious socialised healthcare provider? 196 more words

Freedom

The Change

 The Change

‘I think there’s a Change coming,’ said Grandpa

‘What do you mean?’ I asked

‘It happened before Jimmy, when I was around your age. 1,533 more words

Eorðdraca

Eyemouth, No Sea

Eyemouth is of course a town in Berwickshire, Scotland. The trick in a single-sheet origami fold of a vintage map is to not only try and pick out the key place names but to ensure the folds correspond in some way to the cartography. 21 more words

Papercratts

Brompton World Championship

I’ve entered numerous sportives over the last five years but the Brompton World Championship on Saturday was my first competitive bike race….

Brompton championships have taken place every year since 2006, previously being  held at Blenheim Palace and at Goodwood. 549 more words

#GetOutside

What did we do before GPS and SatNav?

Note : This post was first published in 2013. It has been updated.

If you think back just a few years, before the advent of cheap GPS and SatNav devices, we used to find our way about the country using maps.  2,385 more words

Walking