Monthly Archives: December 2012

23 December 2012: Regent’s Park, Drummond Street and Parliament Hill

This was a much a social as a walk. The walk began at Warwick Avenue tube, but several people met up with them at Ravi Shankhar’s restaurant in Drummond Street. Surprisingly unaffected by his recent death, Ravi Shankhar supplied us … Continue reading

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16 December 2012: Wanstead Park, Wanstead Flats, Hollow Ponds and mince pies

A group of 16 or 17 met at Wanstead Station for the annual “mince pie walk” which took us through Wanstead Park, past the lakes of the former landscaped grounds of Wanstead House, said to have been one of the finest houses in … Continue reading

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8 December 2012: London committee meeting

Seven of us met at the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday morning: Polly, Arthur, Sherry, Dermot, David, Humphrey and Hugh. Sherry reported back on the recent National Committee meeting. The new hut in Bedgellert, being built by the Lancashire Mountaineering … Continue reading

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2 December 2012: Along the Grand Union Canal

On this beautiful, bright and clear day Veronica, Jonathan and Don joined me for a stretch of the Grand Union Canal, and we set off under a wide blue sky. The trees are now mostly bare and the winter sun … Continue reading

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