Shakespeare Stroll. The Final Reckoning

Shakespeare Stroll. Gentle reminder. Could any of you lovely people who made promises of donations via the legacy paper methods (luddites) please now make your payments please. I am keen to round things up as soon as possible. Indeed there is still time to donate via our Just Giving page if you wish. Thank youContinue reading “Shakespeare Stroll. The Final Reckoning”

Shakespeare Stroll – The Marketing Begins

The marketing support has arrived from The Shakespeare Hospice ahead of our walks this weekend. We are meeting tomorrow for our briefing at The Turks Head in Alcester so last fitness issues can be assuaged and the routes explained. We have been completely knocked out by the support everyone is showing towards the event. TheContinue reading “Shakespeare Stroll – The Marketing Begins”

The Shakespeare Stroll

A group of friends and myself are organising a big charity stroll over the weekend 11 – 12th September. The plan being to raise as much money as we can for The Shakespeare Hospice in Stratford on Avon. The hospice is a vital organisation offering vital support to patients with life limiting illness and theirContinue reading “The Shakespeare Stroll”

The Hermits Cave Racks Up 1,000 Visitors

WordPress have just messaged me to say that my blog has just welcomed its one thousandth visitor. That is incredible. Only a few months ago I had no idea how to develop a website of any sort, (Indeed, some would say I still don’t) and now it seems to be building a bit of aContinue reading “The Hermits Cave Racks Up 1,000 Visitors”

In Which I Make a New Friend

I’m holding my waterproof jacket, staring vacantly, hoping for some kind of divine intervention to make the decision for me. My real problem is that today’s walk does not suffer from over preparation: or, indeed, any kind of preparation at all. For the last few days it has been a note in my diary loomingContinue reading “In Which I Make a New Friend”

Footbridge Re-opens

Local Alcester walkers and travellers on The Monarch’s Way will be delighted and receive to note that the footbridge over the A435 Alcester bypass, closed recently following damage by vandals, has re-opened. I have not crossed it but a repair does seem to have been made; certainly the barriers have been removed. Walkers who hadContinue reading “Footbridge Re-opens”

Expert Timing

This was a walk dominated by a need for expert timing. Firstly because we had a lunch date booked at The Nevill Arms and secondly because it was my turn to collect the grandkids from school. So it didn’t help when SHWF turned up at mine at 9.40 demanding pre-event coffee. The plan was furtherContinue reading “Expert Timing”