Cuts and Alleyways – A Nostalgic St Albans Walk: Part 3

    My St Albans Walk Continues   My nostalgic walk (find Part 1 and Part 2 here)  around St Albans continued. Continuing my fascination with small doors I popped into the Abbey, where I remember marvelling as a child at how much smaller grown men were years ago!     The lovely Vintry Gardens…

Cuts and Alleyways: A nostalgic St Albans Walk – Part 1

A Nostalgic St Albans Walk Prompted by a chance remark about how the City had changed since our childhood (the library is a pub, the college flats, “they’ve” knocked down the bus garage and the “Mile House”!) I decided today to return to my birthplace and take a reminiscent walk around St Albans. (And also to…

Pilgrims’ Way – Walking World Article

  Below is part of an article I have just received  from “Walking World”  about the Pilgrims’ Way.    It features the stretch from Wye to Chilham which I will be undertaking on the last day of my walk.  It might be of interest for anyone who wants to join me on the last leg finishing on…

Walking around Harlington: Blue Plaques and Byways

  Walk Details – Harlington (Please note that this post was written in March 2016 and some links may be at present unavailable or updated.)   Thought for the walk:  If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn’t there, I…

The Alban Way – A Good Winter Walk for Muddy Days

  Today I chose to walk The Alban Way with the following thought in mind  “Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it” (G Anderson)   Joining the Alban Way Trying to get some fresh air and keep fitness levels up at this time of year is always difficult for me and…