Category Archives: Walking

Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

As Michelle says in the Weekly Photo challenge, having a dog does indeed mean going for walks daily, often more than once a day.  Where the habit comes in for us is where we chose to go for our walks.  … Continue reading

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Travel Theme; Mountains

My personal travel theme seems to currently be Egypt, and the highest mountain I have climbed (in the middle of the night led by a local Bedouin who we named ‘mountain goat boy’) was Mount Sinai in the Sinai Peninsula.  … Continue reading

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Spring is coming!

We went for a walk yesterday up St Martha’s Hill & I was thrilled to find these at the top!

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All is sunny on New Years Day :-)

A beautiful sunny New Years Day in Weybridge, so Wilson got a great walk & I got to play with my camera.  The river is still in flood, but the water has gone down a bit.  No chance of getting … Continue reading

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Beautiful colours in the scrub at Brooklands

Walking Wilson in Brooklands today I noticed this lovely red colour in the scrublands.  Peter says it is Dogwood (Cornus Sanguinea) or ‘midwinter fire’, people grow it for the stunning colour of the stems. The world’s first purpose-built motor racing … Continue reading

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Travel Theme; Festive – Desborough Island

We found another ‘Pet Christmas Tree‘ on Desborough Island during our walk today and one bauble in particular caught my eye 🙂 I decided to have a play with my camera and here are the results To find out more … Continue reading

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Wilson’s daily swamp hunt – Desborough Island

We brought Wilson for a walk on Desborough Island today, a man made Island created when the ‘Desborough Cut’ was dug in 1935 order to  improve flow and ease navigation on the river.  The cut has helped to alleviate flooding … Continue reading

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