Author Archives: roundhillrob

British Sundial Society Bath Conference April 2019

I know its June, but I’ve been busy.  Way back at the end of April we went to Bath for the 30th annual B.S.S. conference, held at an edge of city hotel called Bailbrook House. The best of Bath is … Continue reading

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Gower gathering planning trip

Jackie and I joined Steve and Jane Jones on the Gower to visit some Jones-related sites and plan this summer’s gathering.  On arriving in Swansea Jackie and I walked up the hill in search of the Bethesda Chapel, which is … Continue reading

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Death Valley to Hospital Heights

Back in early March I went for a walk to Kemptown starting in the cemetery just down the road.  There are lots of ways to walk through the cemetery but one of my favourites is alongside the steep-sloping valley side … Continue reading

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Nyman’s for the art

On the 22nd March three of us went to Nyman’s, the National Trust property near Haywards Heath, to walk the woods and visit an exhibition of original artwork done by Jackie Morris for a set of poems written by Robert … Continue reading

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Front door circular walk

On Friday 22nd February the sun shone and I went for a walk.  Just a mile north of home is a ‘Gateway to the National Park’, well, its just behind Moulsecoomb railway station – the southern flank of Hollingbury Hill, … Continue reading

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January 2019 – birthdays, a book and an eclipse.

A new book by Dave Bangs is always good news.  The new one is a lifetime of walking and recording nature as only a real committed enthusiast like Dave can.  Its nearly A4 in size, and 360 pages long and … Continue reading

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Two bits of Culture

In late December we went to see a thing which had too long a title and very little explanation, but did sound as if we would approve the politics – that’s how we culture vultures select stuff, you know. ‘The … Continue reading

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