Tag: travel in the Chilterns
Wye Valley Views
It takes a visitor to show the locals the wonderful Chilterns views
A Snowdrop of Spring
Not really spring, but that testing time in-between winter and spring when we dare to hope that warm, sunshine-filled days are not far away. February is the month when we see a smorgasbord of emerging colour; yellow aconites and daffodils, purple crocuses and best of all, clumps of white snowdrops. They can be found across…
January is a tough month; days are short, whilst the year yawns ahead. Slipping and sliding through the thick mud along favourite countryside trails is not very appealing. We hunker down until April, when spring should be firmly established and the ground firmer. Photography may not be top of mind either, too much grey and…
Classic Chilterns countryside awaits; dappled beechwoods and open, undulating fields in an historic, beautiful landscape.
A place of contrasts with a dollop of atmosphere, offset by the creepy landscape. The little chancel amidst the weeds and decay made this an unexpected delight.
Tring in Spring
Tring Park is a vast green space that merges comfortably with the market town of Tring, in the northern Chilterns. I am regular visitor to Tring Park where I take Leo and meet with friends to walk. This spring, I have been exploring new routes around the 260 acres, and have discovered paths tucked away…
Celebrating a global event locally
On March 8th, we come together to celebrate the many achievements of women during International Women’s Day (#IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge). This annual global event celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, past and present, from all over the world. How can this global event be relevant to somewhere local, an ancient trackway through…
Ashridge Forest, Paused
A day to gladden the heart! Despite the continuing lockdown, Ashridge Forest offers plenty of space and the guaranteed distance needed for enjoying the great outdoors. Staying local It’s the New Year, and months of continued uncertainty stretch ahead. I am fortunate in having many outdoor options that are local to me, where I can walk…