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Heading East..

The London Loop Part 3: Uxbridge to Northwood A short section this, as expected getting to and from the start and end points on public transport took almost as much time as walking the route. The first section from Uxbridge continued North along the banks of the Grand Central Canal although this is a beautiful […]

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All along the towpath..

The London Loop Part 2: Hatton Cross to Uxbridge Today was a much needed day off away from the screens of the home office and a great day for walking. I have been thinking a lot recently on the nature of the geographical information we create when we share our locations with services such as […]

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Circumnavigating London on Foot – The London Loop Part 1

The London Loop Part 1 : Teddington to Hatton Cross Time for another quest, the scope limited in the current COVID-19 world, so no Globe Trotting hunting Concorde, instead a longish walk. I have been walking a lot since COVID has become part of our lives, usually in the evening around the neighbourhood, my Fitbit […]

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Ambient location, and passing the “Parsons Test..”

Bloomberg reports the latest rumours surrounding the upcoming iPhone launch, including such Geo technologies as LIDAR expected to feature in at least some of the new devices this Autumn. The extent to which such previously specialised and complex technologies are reaching the mass market should not come as a surprise, after-all GPS receivers were once […]

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COVID – Where are the Geographers ?

I happened to be searching this blog for some material this morning and came across this partial post from 13 years ago Foot and Mouth a Geographical Problem. An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) occurred in August 2007 on a farm near Normandy in Surrey and movement restrictions were implemented within a few […]