YOUNGER THAN SPRINGTIME – Circular Walk from Toddington

  Last December “The Times” featured “A Good Walk – Eversholt and Toddington Park, Beds”.  Using Christopher Somerville’s route as a starting point for this local walk and particularly to celebrate the birth of my grandson on Valentine’s Day just four days before I set out walking hopeful of some sunshine.  In his birth congratulations card I…

The Ridgeway – Day Five: Watlington to Princes Risborough

  DAY FIVE – THE RIDGEWAY Sometimes when out walking, as in day five of walking  the Ridgeway National Trail from Watlington to Princes Risborough, I just plod.  This relatively short day held nothing particularly physically demanding and nothing mentally challenging.  I had by now settled into an easy rhythm of walking each day and…

The Ridgeway – Day Three

The Ridgeway Day Three – Wantage to Goring and Streatley   Well-rested after Day Two of Walking the Ridgeway and well-satiated by a filling breakfast and with lovely memories to treasure I re-packed my rucksack and set off in the early morning mist from The Court Hill Centre to begin Day Three of my Ridgeway…