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Sunday Picture Post: Intwood

We left our walk at Catbridge Lane, heading to East Carlton and Intwood. To resume (all photos 1st June 2021) Across the paddock, beyond the thicket and gardens and common, is Mulbarton church. But we’re not heading that way. Foxtail … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Swardeston

June 1st. Summer is here. Two buses to get from Gt Yarmouth to Swardeston, but it’s worth it. We haven’t walked here since 2018. It’s almost like breaking new territory. And the sun shines on us while a gentle breeze … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Angles Way

Unable to catch a bus because I couldn’t wear a mask because I’d had an op on my eye, 23rd May saw us walking out of Great Yarmouth to join the long distance track of Angles Way, though we only … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: This Green and Pleasant Land

Let me take you back to 27th April. Two buses take us (via Norwich) to Long Stratton, a small town built “along” a Roman road. We’re heading to Tyrrell’s Wood, an ancient woodland managed by Woodland Trust. We’ve been there … Continue reading

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Green Hills and Vales

April 22nd. The day arrives for our annual return to our childhood home, to the woods where I played Robin Hood and Sir Ivanhoe, where I learned the names of wild flowers. And from the woods a walk along Marriotts … Continue reading

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Along the Yare

You’d think with living at the mouth of the Yare (Yarmouth) I’d have enough of that river. But no. Early on 15th April, despite an unfavourable weather forecast, we catch the bus to Norwich and get off at the outskirts … Continue reading

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Into The Woods

Oh yay! Although the sun’s hiding, yet spring is truly come. We take the bus from Great Yarmouth to the small town of Acle on the far side of the grazing marshes. Most of our route will be off-road. But … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: A Different Way

My new camera arrived on 3rd April. Impatient, the next day I take it for a walk. I’m out early. The light isn’t good and it’s cold, but… Too cold to walk on Breydon bank, I join a farm track … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Fritton

7:20 am 23rd March, we hop on a bus to Belton, a village a few miles southwest of Great Yarmouth. From Belton we walk a very Sandy Lane to Fritton Woods (aka Waveney Forest). The white flowers of blackthorn are … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Early on a Spring Day

Friday 19th March – the day before the vernal equinox – the Met Office forecast suggested I might catch a sunrise But with the sunrise scheduled for 5:59 I needed to be out early Downriver from Haven Bridge; towards Breydon … Continue reading

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