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About stevehobsonauthor

I am blind, and I hate it. It stinks. But life is still sweet. I have multiple sclerosis, and that stinks too, but life is still sweet. These are my musings.

Death and Transfiguration

When a man, or a woman, gets to a certain age, a lot of brain-time is spent on the questions, “What, exactly, is the point?” and “What, exactly, are you trying to achieve here?” For example, what is the point … Continue reading

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Worcestershire: The Wren Trail, Wyre Forest

Distance: 1 mile Grade: Easy This walk was submitted by Penny. Thank you. Location: near Callow Hill, West Worcestershire It is a Forestry Commission path, and this is their description: This all-ability route meanders its way through larches and oaks … Continue reading

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West Yorkishire: Hey Green to Hatter Lee

Distance: 5 miles from Marsden. From Hey Green, it is less than a mile to Higher Green Owlers, but it feels further! Difficulty: Easy on the top, but v diff to severe in places. Links with: Tunnel End to Hey … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Berry Greave and Fairfield

Distance: 2/3 ( two thirds) mile Difficulty: Mostly Moderate, but Difficult through the farm Links with: Tunnel End to Hey Green Circular walk, starting and finishing at Tunnel End crossroads. From the crossroads, go along Waters Road till you reach … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire: Tunnel End to Hey Green

Distance: ½ mile by Route 2; 1 mile by Route 1 Difficulty: Easy. Route 1 is Moderate due to long hill Links with: Marsden to Tunnel End; Hey Green to Upper Green Owlers; Berry Greave   This starts in the … Continue reading

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Leicestershire: Bradgate Park

Bradgate Park, in Newtown Linford, is the ancestral deer park of the Grey family, of Lady Jane Grey fame, that has been given to the people of Leicester. On warm days in the summer, it does, indeed, feel very much … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire: Forest of Dean at Yorkley

The Royal Forest of Dean, on the border of Gloucestershire and Wales, is a wonderful place to explore if you’re in a wheelchair or on a mobility scooter that is just a little bit rugged. It is one of the … Continue reading

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