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The Mourne Skyline MTR 2016

Flying back from Belfast I get chance to reflect on the past few days. The Mourne Skyline is a 35km race covering the nine highest peaks in Norther Ireland, its brutal and punishing on your body, but worth every hour of pain to cross the finish line. 237 more words


'A Lofty Arch': West Cork and the Battle of Trafalgar

Readers may remember our previous blog post on seaweed gathering along the West Cork coast and a tragic tale of the dangers of such practice, related by Georgiana Chatterton in her travel book, … 798 more words

Deep Mapping

#NationalMapReadingWeek !

As 17-23rd October marks National Map Reading Week, here at James Clarke & Co. / The Lutterworth Press, we are taking the opportunity to brush up our navigation skills! 269 more words


Map Reading Tips - Part 1 - Get to know your compass.

Before you can navigate with a compass you must be familiar with its design. The picture below shows the popular Silva Expedition 4 compass and all its important features, many brands and styles exist but most will have the illustrated features present. 307 more words


Mapping Bath

Maps are, perhaps, one of my favourite categories of material in the collection. I enjoy the days when I find time, or excuse, to study them, usually finding out something new and interesting about the map or the city when I do so. 2,620 more words


Why should more people #GetOutside?

The OS (Ordnance Survey) believe that an active outdoor lifestyle helps you to live longer, stay younger and enjoy life more. But it is a sad fact that research tells us fewer and fewer people are regularly getting outside, either on foot, on bike or by any other means. 266 more words

Prompts And Ideas

K13: Oak Road

Oak Road, Clarence Avenue and the surrounding area was developed by EG & LW Berg Limited, of Hinchley Surrey. The development, approved in 1932, was completed 1934(ish), although pipes had been laid out in 1926 with permission of the land owner, the Duke of Cambridge. 290 more words