Wednesday Half Day Walking – July

July’s walk on the 14th is from Marston Trussell. Fairly easy parking throughout the village. Meet at the church ready for the 10.00 a.m. start. The walk is c6 mile, a mile and a half of that is quiet country lane, the rest is field paths, including a chunk of Jurassic Way, with one steepish […]

June report 2021

Near Aldwincle is Titchmarsh a  wonderful peaceful nature reserve . The reserve  is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the wildlife group were not disappointed when they visited in June. As we walked through the meadow we identified Goatsbeard and Cut -leafed Cranesbill and Yellow Meadow Pea. We were greeted by huge numbers of […]

All Day Walking – June 2021 walking break report

A Huge thankyou to Helen & Bob for organising this year’s walking break to the Peak District. The walks they arranged and led were all superb, the views were stunning and the variety of trails we covered over the three very different days was brilliant.   The superb hotel, perfect weather and great company made it […]

Evening Walk June 29th 2021

Evening Walk – Lubenhan circular inc Coach & Horses pub if required . PLEASE NOTE – This week’s walk has been postponed until Weds 30th, 7pm, due to clash with international football match on Tuesday. Sorry for any inconvenience caused, Dave Martin Parking outside Thorpe Hall main entrance – lots of room on the verge. Start 7pm sharp. […]

Episode 11 – Biff and Chip, Louise and Thelma

Biff and Chip, Louise and Thelma (So far … Biff is still unfit to play but knows that he will have to have surgery on his knee. Chip has been revelling in his new role as player / trainer. Tensions in the library are running high) So, tell me about the problem. Chip probed. Biff […]

Bird Watching June Report

Birdwise, not a lot to report on at Fermyn Woods Country Park but Song Thrush and Willow Warbler were in fine voice, the latter giving us some decent views. An occasional Whitethroat and Chiffchaff were also seen/heard. Needless to say, Red Kites were two a penny but “a little bit of bread and no cheese” […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – June Report

A very easy walk (3 stiles, no hills) from Wistow saw 21 of us take the lane along to Newton Harcourt, then via field paths to Great Glen where we stopped in the Memorial Gardens by the church for a drink. Carrying on through the nature reserve and along lots more field paths we eventually […]

Biff and Chip and the morning after

(Recently … The Social Evening is still in full swing, although Biff has left early. Miss Lovelace, one of the lovely librarians, is getting to know Chip better…) After Thelma’s dramatic departure, Louise and Chip enjoyed the relative peace. “Well, this is nice,” said Chip. “Librarians don’t like that word,” announced Louise, in a mock […]