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Overlooked by houses and just next to a bus stop in Whitchurch is this strange piece of concrete. It’s a remnant of the Cold War. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The North Bucks Wanderer
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You might think that you know Buckingham very well, but here’s a few things you just might not know and can find on a walk that's just a mile and a half long. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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There are many lost villages in England. Here’s just a few you can visit in North Bucks. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Pieces of ‘foreign’ rock like the Soulbury Stone are called glacial erratics. Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Why am I showing you a seaside pier, when this blog is all about North Bucks, a part of England many miles from the sea? Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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This photo is of the farmhouse of Station Road Farm, in Quainton. Born in 1932, my Dad grew up on the farm, and lived in this farmhouse. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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I'm taking a break this week, but the North Bucks Wanderer will be wandering again next week. In the meantime, if you look over there... (points right for computers, down for phones) you can look through the NBW archives either by date or subject. With over fifteen months of posting,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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About once a month I’ll make the 35 mile round trip to my butcher at Hogshaw, who is only open on Saturday mornings. It’s worth it for the quality of the meat. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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I often use my motorcycle to travel around the area. I can park in places where a car could never fit, I can turn it around in the narrowest of roads if I see something interesting, and it’s fun to ride. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Cars were not often seen there in the early 1960s, so I was allowed to play in the street. I had a tricycle, and this is what I did with it… Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Coming up in the North Bucks Wanderer’s area in mid September are a long list of open days. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Aug 16, 2019
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Here’s a few shots from last week. There's a bit of a theme... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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That's all, folks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at Roger The Reader
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I don’t often return to a location two weeks in a row, but sometimes it’s to show you something that’s too good to miss, so here we are back at Ickford. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Tales From The Edge This is an occasional series where I go to the edge of North Bucks and show you what I've found. Inside/outside the church. Right on the bottom left hand edge of the North bucks area is the village of Ickford. You can walk half a mile... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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There’s quite a few ceremonies every year at the Peace Pagoda and Buddhist temple in Milton Keynes. A few weeks ago I was at this year’s Peace Pagoda Ceremony. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Near the entrance to the new theatre in Aylesbury is a statue of Ronnie Barker, as he looked when he played the prisoner Fletcher in the TV series Porridge. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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I’ve been riding motorcycles since the mid 70s, but in all those years I’ve never owned a British bike. It’s time I did. Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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As a schoolboy, I often went to the post office in Winslow High Street with my Mum. It’s been closed for years now, but the brass letter box in the wall of the old post office is nice and shiny. What’s going on? Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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It’s not widely advertised, but on one Sunday each June Horsefair Green in Stony Stratford is closed to vehicles, a stage is erected, and Folk on the Green begins. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Last week the North Bucks Wanderer had its first birthday, so in celebration of this milestone, I’ve selected some of the highlights from the last twelve months. There’s a link to each post. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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Here’s some of the highlights from last week’s 21st Stony Live festival. It was eight days of live events. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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The North Bucks Wanderer is one year old this week! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer
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The Tibetan flag was due to be raised at the Buddhist temple at Willen in Milton Keynes. It’s a protest event, because the flag can’t be raised in Chinese occupied Tibet. I went to see what was happening. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2019 at The North Bucks Wanderer