Ogbourne St George and The Ridgeway

September 9th, 2012 § 4 comments § permalink

Ogbourne St George and The Ridgeway   Length: 12½ miles. The best map is OS Explorer 157.   The Ridgeway is designated a national trail, even a national treasure in some people’s view. Don’t be put off by the sheer number of walkers setting out to ‘do’ the Ridgeway in six days or whatever—this is […]

When You Get Home

September 8th, 2012 § 1 comment § permalink

The internet provides you with a tool of colossal power quite unprecedented in the Halls of Academe, thus far only rivalled by the printing press in its scope. As soon as you Google a place visited on your walk, a unique set of pathways will open up before you. Just dive in. For instance, if […]