Storm Angus – Wrington, November 2016

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Many parts of the United Kingdom were hit hard by what was known as ‘Storm Angus’, about this time last month. As referenced in my previous post; I did a riverside walk in Gloucestershire only hours before the heavy rain would begin to fall.

Two days after the storm hit, I happened to have the day off work and, donning my wellies, I set for a short perambulation of the village (Wrington) to explore the extent of the effects along quiet roads and footpaths.

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Chew Stoke to Wrington

Saturday 15th October 2016

Having successfully navigated the 2 Rivers Way as far as Chew Valley Lake, I now had to navigate my way home and back to Wrington.

There was no other long-distance path that would lead me to the destination and, without wanting to retread those familiar steps but in reverse, I sought out paths that were both new and unexplored to me.

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Wrington to Chew Stoke (2 Rivers Way)

Saturday 15th October 2016

It feels like such a long time ago and yet, it’s barely been one month.

This was my attempt to ‘fill in the gap’ in my previous efforts to complete the 2 Rivers Way long-distance path. What better way to do it, than by leaving the car at home to set off from your front door?

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Evening Walks

It feels as though this year is beginning to increase its pace. Simultaneously, I also feel as though 2016 has only recently begun…

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We’ve somehow survived another unnecessary disruption to our body clocks and with that, comes the extra hour of evening light throughout British Summer Time. Presenting with it, the perfect opportunity for evening walks.

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Goblin Combe – March 2015

Over the weekend, I managed to achieve two complete walks. While my blog may have appeared slightly dry and light in regular content lately, the recurrence of spring is luring me back in to a regular routine of walking.

Today, I’ll write about Saturday’s walk and, in another post, I’ll tell you about Sunday’s.

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Backwell Hill (Part 2)

At the end of Part 1, I was more than halfway up the hill road and closing in one the highest point.

From here, I’ll almost pass-by an old, familiar estate (pretty close to where I lived, for a time), before completing my return route around Bristol Airport.

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Backwell Hill (Part 1)

On Sunday, I set off on a big of a walk that was intended as a minor journey of ‘self-rediscovery‘. I’ve been lacking a bit of inspiration to go heading off too far at this time of year and, as always, I like to try and reduce my petrol usage. It made sense to leave the car at home and set off from my front door in Wrington.

My destination was Backwell. A village in which I attended secondary school and, for a period of six-years, I lived on the southern skirt of the village – not a million miles from where I live today.

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