Collingwood and Hethpool

HETHPOOL NORTHUMBERLAND March 24th 2014 Although fifty five years have past, I still have clear memories of my schooldays in deepest Oxfordshire. Particularly vivid is the end of day hymn we all sang; “Now the day is over.” While singing me and my schoolmates stood before a somewhat gory yet fascinating picture; the death of […] Continue reading →

The College Valley in May

THE COLLEGE VALLEY IN MAY Mounthooly and the Hen Hole: with its welcome visitors and absent friends. A round trip on my old Armstrong bike of twenty eight miles followed by a walk of three miles saw me completing my annual visit to the head of the College valley. May 3rd was a bright and […] Continue reading →