Category Archives: travel

Pedal Power!

Dust off your bikes and shake out those lycra shorts…it’s time to get pedalling. Not for the first time, willing volunteers will be getting into the saddle in aid of an extremely worthwhile cause that goes under the name of … Continue reading

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First World Challenges

Having the water supply to the house cut off due to a mains leak recently got me thinking about how we take everyday services for granted. My immediate response was to investigate the problem, phone the water company and neighbours … Continue reading

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Dangerous Data and its Speedy Wheels

A man of many talents, our guest this morning John Stevens, furnished the Girls do Coffee show’s 54k listeners with a myriad of tales. Covering subjects such as racing photography and the dangers of standing with your camera at either … Continue reading

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New Landscapes, New Eyes

Deborah Alexander writes: I could be wrong. There might be scientists out there who are sent into transports of delight simply by looking at the periodic table. And why not? But, for me, it’s the map that combines practicality and … Continue reading

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On

The sun is shining and the birds are providing a calming backdrop with their song. There is the hum of a lawn mower in the distance and a breeze gently rustles the curtains in my office. The weather has warmed … Continue reading

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The Mountains Are Calling and I Must Go

Reading through the catalogue of Rosemary Bailey’s books one might come to the conclusion that it is she who is drawn to the mountains, in particular the Pyrenees, but this would not be the whole story. Readers no doubt have … Continue reading

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Patrick in Provence

‘I thought I’d go and take a look at the North Face of the Eiger…’ our guest began. It’s not everyone who has thoughts in that direction so we were keen to talk further to Patrick Heffron about his experiences … Continue reading

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