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Coronavirus Diary 75 – Finding a Holy and Magical Well in St Albans.

I’ve been to a few Holy Wells in my time, some ancient pagan wells and some slightly less ancient but still extremely old Christian ones.  The problem with wells in cities and particularly near to London is that they are … Continue reading

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Visiting WW1 trenches in the heart of England

As someone with a keen interest in WW1 or The Great War, I’ve written before on my visits to the Western Front in France and Belgium. Not many people know that there are still trenches in England and conveniently only … Continue reading

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Looking for a neolithic burial mound in my local (Cassiobury) Park

It’s reached the time of year that I’ve gone a bit doolally  and I mean more doolally than I generally am from the 1st of January until around the 31st December each year. I’ve not had a day off for … Continue reading

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A walk along the Grand Union Canal

It’s been a very warm and sunny Bank Holiday weekend in London and I managed to wangle it so that I didn’t spend every minute of it working.  During a few hours of spare time I decided to go on … Continue reading

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A Guided tour walk around my neighbourhood

I love to walk whenever I can and I am fortunate that I live pretty much on the last street of the huge sprawl of London. I might not have as much as I want but I do have countryside … Continue reading

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