They decided that the joys of rambling
and fellowship should not be confined to the holidays.
Gwyn Lewis, leader of the Cardiff Rambling
Group, said people should be walking as a way of exploring their areas.
Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, most of these are huge rambling
affairs that keep going and going, and run from 1,100 to more than 2,500 square feet, with lots of windows, big closets and de rigueur "home offices," all packed with enough wiring for 12 phone lines.
To show their appreciation for their efforts, the Coventry CHA Rambling
Club had a whip-round before leaving their hotel and handed over PS800 to the Wales Air Ambulance.
To support the Newcastle Rambling
Club get out and about in the countryside, send your Wish tokens 44 St Julien Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE7 7LL.
, as far as I could see, meant sharing a field with unpredictable livestock, redistributing the mud around central England, ruining a perfectly good pair of shoes and (most important of all) coming across other ramblers, all with more sensible footwear, green waxed jackets, bigger lungs and sticks.
But as a character who spends an inordinate amount of time cooped up in his betting dungeon monitoring the progress of professional golfers, it was a bold decision to devote an entire Saturday afternoon to rambling
around the Dorset countryside.
The Victorians developed a technique that was used for clematis and rambling
roses that involved some short 30cm (1') high posts inserted in a grid fashion over a given area, with connecting wires so that your clematis or rambling
rose could be trained on the wires to give a flat, horizontal display of flowers in season.
FILM legend Sir Anthony Hopkins loves it, Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson hates it, now rambling
is to be the subject of Gavin & Stacey star Ruth Jones' latest comedy venture.
ACTRESS and writer Ruth Jones could be about to do for rambling
what Gavin and Stacey did for Barry.
I've been stocking up on candles, kindling and loads of tinned supplies because of his dire warnings concerning imminent power cuts and blackouts, but I've yet to experience any that are caused by wind power Anyone would think today's turbines were like an invasion of triffids, threatening every part of the British countryside, but alas they are fictional as are the rambling
letters we read every week in Voice of the North.
By 4.30pm today I firmly believe another family pairing will have been added to that list in the shape of Keith and James Reveley with their talented gelding Rambling
Contact Merseyside andWest Lancs Rambling
Association by calling Ingrid Donakey on 0151 494 9864 between 7.30 and 9pm and weekends.
YOUNG James Reveley (left) landed the biggest success of his career when Rambling
Minster (18-1) ploughed through the mud to land the Blue Squar eGold Cup at Haydock yesterday.
FAMILIES wanting to burn off the calories can join a rambling
group in Yardley.