Browsing All posts tagged under »Walking«


June 2, 2012


“I am a Captain, but as they are ten a-penny, and I had a very undistinguished & brief career at the front ( I was shot down by Richthofen in January 1917 & POW till the  middle of December 1918) I do not normally use the rank” Oscar Grieg, is not someone you will have […]


April 7, 2012


About an hours walk from my home, uphill all the way, you can stand at the summit of Cosdon Beacon beside a bronze age burial cairn made from granite stones. Here, breathtaking views of Dartmoor in all directions, you will see no walls for five miles when looking due south. Not one. There are no […]

Solvitur Ambulando

June 17, 2011


It is solved by walking. Although the provenance of the saying is varied, from Diogenes to Saint Augustine, the meaning of the words hold true. A walk will answer many practical problems and, from time to time, throw up new questions whilst you stride along. The Limousin and its verdant countryside presents many solutions to […]