Urban/Rural Posts

30 May 2017 / / Leisure

As part of a brief trip to Paris, I recently walked the western part of the Promenade Plantée raised linear park or “rail trail”, in the southern part of the…

22 May 2017 / / London

A couple of years ago, I wrote about a number of possible London “High Lines”, London’s own raised “rail trail” to New York City’s High Line and Paris’s Promenade Plantée.…

2 May 2017 / / London

Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line will launch in the following stages: Phase 0 – May 2015 – TfL takes control of the Liverpool St (high level) to Shenfield line, a single section…

2 May 2017 / / Orienteering
20 March 2017 / / London

Construction Open Doors 2017 is almost here – various building sites and other construction projects are opening up to the public next week. Many sites are still bookable. I’ve booked…

12 January 2017 / / Munros

I climbed my 224th Munro at the beginning of the year, on the final day of the annual JOK winter trip to the Highlands. Poor weather conditions and a lack…

27 December 2016 / / London

Below is a low-resolution view of the London City Race orienteering maps that have been used since the race was first held in 2008, arranged geographically to show their relative…

29 September 2016 / / London
29 August 2016 / / London
25 August 2016 / / London