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Week 52: Christmas Volunteering

So it’s finally all over. Pack away the tinsel, take your unwanted gifts to the charity shops, force that last sliver of turkey down your exhausted gullet – Christmas is survived for another year. Let me not beat about the … Continue reading

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Week 50: Santa Fun Run

Last Sunday, early in the morning, I stood in the centre of an Oxford square looking for a friend. It should not have been difficult to spot her: the square was not unconquerably big, the sunshine under which its yellow … Continue reading

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Week 26: Ben Nevis

The peak of Ben Nevis is crowned in cloud, a thick monolithic cloud that squats on top like a fairy-tale monster guarding a mountain dwelling. To reach this cloud is the Nevis trekker’s first quest. It is up to the … Continue reading

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