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South of the River !

The London Loop Part 9: Erith to Bexley And I’m back, after a COVID-19 lockdown break, back walking the London Loop, and now South of the River ! Quite a contrast to my last visit to Purleet on the other side of the River on a cold and wet November, instead a beautiful sunny April […]

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Apple GPS Thoughts

UWB the GPS of indoors ?

In respect to mobile phone usage I swing both ways so to say, my “work” phone is usually the latest Android device, currently a Pixel 5a (5g) and my “home” phone is an iPhone. I have been sitting out iPhone updates for the last few years, happy with my 2017 iPhone X, but this year […]

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London Loop

The rain in Rainham

The London Loop Part 8: Upminster Bridge to Purfleet The last section of my Loop walk north of the River Thames so I will have finished half of my circumnavigation just in time for Lockdown 2.0 ! This was not the most attractive walk, the first few kilometres walking through the country park once the […]

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TOWIE

The London Loop Part 7: Chigwell to Upminster Bridge The Only Way is Essex ? Well yesterday walking this section it was and it was another long one at 16 miles! The first section climbing up from Chigwell into the havering forrest is the poorest maintained and signposted section so far.. this signpost early on […]

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Is it Lea or Lee ?

The London Loop Part 6: Cockfosters to Chigwell The longest section so far at just over 18 miles, with quite some contrast with arable agriculture replaced within a few minutes with industrial estates ! The first two thirds are really quite rural walking through woodlands around Trent Park and then climbing across agricultural land onto […]