02 Jul 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #7

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert Oxford to Abingdon 11 miles A swollen, turbid, fast flowing river; blackthorn blossom; osiers, rushes and willows half-drowned; many trees down with ...

04 Jun 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #6

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert Newbridge to Oxford 14 miles The Windrush joins the Thames at Newbridge, Flowing beneath the elegant Taynton stone bridge, Once a port of call for...

13 May 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #5

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert Lechlade to Newbridge 16 miles I walked past Shelley’s Close by the Church … Where Shelley wrote his ‘Summer Evening Churchyard’, Crossed the bridg...

13 May 2020 | Radical Stroud

Some say Incompetent, Some say Criminal

Dominic Raab, knowing that a week is a long time in politics, has said that “Now is not the time to commit to an inquiry”. He knows that the government’s actions and inaction have led to needless loss of life. We believe that the government must answ...

25 Apr 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #4

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert Day Two: Cricklade to Lechlade 11 miles William Cobbett visited Cricklade in 1826 on his Rural Rides: ‘the source of the river Isis … the first branc...

07 Apr 2020 | Radical Stroud

Rough Musick

ROUGH MUSICK When we bang our pots and pans in the street, When we clap our hands in harmony, It’s not just an expression of sympathy, Nor some sort of collective empathy, It’s also the revival of ROUGH MUSICK. ROUGH MUSICK: A community PANDAEMO...

07 Apr 2020 | Radical Stroud

Walking The Thames To London #3

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #3 Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert And on Thursday 6th February, I started the first day On my Thames Path Food Bank Pilgrimage: Day One Thursday 6t...

23 Mar 2020 | Radical Stroud

Virtual Walking

KEEP FIT WHEN SELF-ISOLATING by pretending to walk the Thames to London. Join me for a virtual walk and measure your steps inside your house. As many of you know, I have been walking the river piecemeal towards London to raise funds for the Trussell Tr...

18 Mar 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #2

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert So here I am walking from Walbridge in Stroud, Along the Thames and Severn Canal, To Trewsbury Mead and the source of the Thames, The prologue to m...

26 Feb 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #1

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists group from The Prince Albert I'm walking the Thames to London, Not in linear sequence: Flooding prevents that - But in an act of near nominative determinism, I present the famo...

20 Feb 2020 | Radical Stroud

Radical Stroud Walks programme 2020

Some walks confirmed – others will have dates confirmed on this website – others more tentative – walkers may need to check social media etc or Good on Paper for precise details. After discussing it with Radical Stroud members, we can’t do Saturdays, I...