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Blogs

Welcome to my blogs.

Most weekends, driven by curiosity, my husband Mike and I set off on a new adventure, often prompted by something we have read or heard about. Only three things are certain – one, that we will always find something of interest, two, that there will always be tea or coffee and cake at some point and, lastly, that we will arrive home rather footsore and tired. We will, however, always have a story to tell.

This website draws together blogs I previously posted on an old website and posts from Facebook which will gradually be added to the archive. I will also be adding regular new blogs with descriptions and photographs of our recent walks.

I hope you enjoy the posts and comment on them. I also hope that you might add suggestions of your own. If you like what you see and would like to see more, please look in the Archive.

Please double click on any photographs you would like to enlarge.

New River – Manor House to the Reservoirs

Yesterday we walked a short section of the New River walk which starts in Hertfordshire and finishes near Sadlers Wells Theatre in central London. You can find the history of this 17th century water supply aquaduct (not a river) and maps and a description of each...

Barnsbury, North London

Recently, one of our longer walks took us on an exploration of Barnsbury, an area of Islington, we walked around the area between York Way in the west, Liverpool Road in the east, Copenhagen Street in the south and Highbury Fields in the north. It is another area...

Breathtaking Views from Dartmouth Park

Walking up Dartmouth Park Hill in North London, from Tufnell Park towards Highgate, about half way up on your right, you will pass a large grass covered reservoir. The top of the mound is raised above ground level to a height that it is not possible to see what...