Archive for the tag 'Dothill Nature Reserve'

I started my graffiti walk at Leegomery Centre, walking along the Silkin Way. The first graffiti that I noticed was on the pathway just beyond the plunge pool.
I will only share some of the graffiti because I don’t wish to promote the conspiracy theory/political message that the graffiti artist was promoting. Some of the graffiti [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 13th 2021

I approached one of my local routes from a different direction. The first thing that captured my attention was a sign for one of the trees on the ‘Dothill 50 Tree Trail’. The sign had the words ‘25 is no more’. Tree 25 was a Norway Spruce which is used as Christmas tree in many [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2021

In early 2020 an unexpected virus arrived affecting our lives, causing us to stay at home for a while to stop the virus spreading and getting out of control. During this time Captain Tom Moore inspired many people with his uplifting spirit of life and walks round his garden to raise money for the NHS.
It [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2021

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 20th 2020

Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to take a longer walk to Dothill Nature Reserve.
I spent as much time walking there and back as I did in the Nature Reserve.
I will do it differently next time. I will park near to one of the entry points which will allow me more time to enjoy exploring [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2020

Yesterday I ventured out to Dothill Nature Reserve. I had intended to walk along the Silkin way but I came across a large puddle that caused me to have a change of plan. I skirted through the edge of Apley Woods and rejoined the Sillkin Way further along.

Whilst in the woods I took the opportunity [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2020

For various reasons I was feeling a little out of sorts when I woke up this morning. It took me a little while to get my head in gear to go for a walk.

Stepping out from my house I chose to explore a new walking route. I need to give this route more time to [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 1st 2018

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