In case regular readers wonder what a choral society walking group talks about, it does, occasionally involve music – this time Roger’s report on the Buxton Festival. Other topics included the importance of gut bacteria, whether viruses are counted as living things (and if not, why not?), and animal sentience. Continue reading
A wiggle around Diggle.
Most of the walks start and finish with a journey on public transport (which enables a point-to-point walk rather than a circular walk which often involves some repetition). This one started with an impromptu car ride, courtesy of a cancelled train. Continue reading
Margaret W (Alto) wanted to come on the walk but also wanted to conserve her energy for a game of tennis. Her compromise was to send a substitute in the form of her husband Craig. (I believe that she chose to do this for the walk only, not for the tennis match.) Continue reading
This walk marked a major milestone in the life of the walking group, as this was the first time we had managed to lose the expedition leader. Continue reading
With Strines Road closed, the 358 bus to Hayfield had been rerouted via High Lane and Disley. This was our last opportunity1 to take advantage of the new route to explore a different part of the locale. Continue reading