Author Archives: routecurator



Photo of man walking

I was looking at the Living Streets website today and felt I had to share the quote on their homepage:

“All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking” Friedrich Nietzsche

Another good reason to go out for a walk.

(By the way, if you are not aware of the Living Streets mission to get everyone walking more, do go to their website, have a look, and sign up)

New routes and app from ESCC

East Sussex County Council (ESCC) now have a page listing circular walks in the county.  There are nearly 40 listed ranging in distance from 1.5 miles to 9 miles. They also have an app which you can download to your smartphone for use with these walks.  I have not yet tried out the app but… Continue Reading

Disappearing stiles

As a lover of the English countryside and all its idiosyncrasies, when a stile disappears I feel sad that the something quintessentially English has vanished. However, as a dog walker, I am often very appreciative if it makes the walk easier when I have one or more dogs with me. The photo shows where there… Continue Reading

Development principles

The very first post on this blog set out our long-term aims for this site. Tying in with this are two of our fundamental development principles: – openness – community involvement First of all we want to be open about what we are doing and why. So we published our objectives for 2015 at the… Continue Reading

The bluebells are out

The bluebells are now out and unless you hurry, you may miss them at their best. The warm weather has brought them out early this year but apparently because it has been fairly dry they are not likely to last long so try to catch them before the middle of next week. Please do let… Continue Reading

It must be spring

The weather has turned much better with reducing amounts of rain and much more sun. Wonderful for all those who love getting out on footpaths which are starting to dry out, though this will take a long time. The change in weather also coincides with us doing the last preparations to the website before we… Continue Reading

I needed webbed feet

Today I went for a walk. I am trying to walk as many footpaths and routes as possible before promoting this site in Mayfield and so any opportunity when it is not pouring with rain has to be taken. My route was Walk 2 from the “Guide to Walks around Mayfield and Five Ashes” which… Continue Reading