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Fly-tipping

I decided to use a random number generating website to pick the grid square for each outing on this project. It will help to keep things surprising and avoid my conscious bias against boring fields of winter wheat, and miles of keep out…

A Single Map is Enough

The winter evening settles down, the burnt-out ends of smoky days at the ebbing end of a bizarre year. Things are not what they were; are unlikely to be the same again. And this, of course, is an opportunity to get tremendously excited…

A Single Map is Enough – Day 1

I expected a less memorable beginning to this day. Indeed, I had carefully looked on my map to find its most boring, forgettable, uneventful grid square. A grid square without road or house or river, a solitary footpath, one pond, and the…

Shouting from the Shed 59

I’m writing this in my shed as rain rattles the roof and the first strong autumn winds flurry leaves from the trees. The seasons are changing, and the world is changing too. David Attenborough has joined Instagram “because, as we all know,…