Category Archives: Environmental Concerns

Sustainablity issues and lower impact living stuff.

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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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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Artes Mundi 8

Below is the written part of the work by Anna Boghiguian entitled ‘A meteor fell from the sky’, shown in the previous post on Cardiff. From the stone that fell from heaven they extracted iron, made tools they worshipped & … Continue reading

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Cardiff trip

We arrived in Cardiff early afternoon and had our usual ‘coming to Cardiff’ pint of Brains at the Cottage on the St Mary’s Street.  Checked into the Travelodge on Queens Street, right by the Castle, and met friends Sue and … Continue reading

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Geology of the Isle of Wight

This was way back in September, and I confess little of what follows will reveal much about the geological history of the island, but it might entertain. I had hoped for the chance to see quarries where building stone was … Continue reading

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Sedentary activity, if that makes sense.

I need to get out and walk.  Walk 5 or 6 miles, that would do. Ideally with rural views, but that’s not essential.  All I seem to be doing is going out to events and reading.  That doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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