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Well, here we are one week in to lockdown and I hope everyone is still standing and sane. Things seem to have fallen into some sort of routine now and thank goodness the weather last week was so lovely; it made getting out for the permitted exercise a great pleasure. I’m...

Ten of us set off on a frosty, slightly overcast morning.  We met at Puttenham Common Lower Car Park, next to the Tarn.  We set off across the road and soon warmed up. The walk took us through Lower Puttenham Common and into Britty Wood. This is a lovely area and...

Eight amblers plus two guests braved the weather and came on this amble. Most of us met at Secrets farm shop car park to car share as the parking at Black Down can be difficult. We started our walk from the NT car park in Tennyson's Lane.When I recced the walk...

The fortnightly "Ukuleles of the Third Age" sessions are going really well with over 30 members, averaging 25 attending each session. We have enormous fun playing & singing all types of music (rock'n'roll being particularly popular), plus being a fun social occasion, which is evident from all the chatting during the...

Mud, Mud Glorious Mud! Unfortunately, no walk, Sidney wood was a tad wet and muddy!!But you could see sections of the normally dry Wey & Arun canal with water levels that could float a narrowboat.Happy Christmas and New Year, look forward to a dryer 2020. Next walk 16th January from the...

New paths along old ground! Starting at Broadwater Park [Old ground] and then along new paths that took in bits of the Wey South path, Downs Link and back via Unsted, with time for a relaxed Coffee stop!

Software Management in Linux Mint (also other Debian based distros )Update Manager Two types of update - Security or Software. If a new version of any package installed on your computer is made available you can upgrade to it. Level 1 and Level 2 updates are risk-free. The higher the level...

Frensham CommonIt was a lovely but rather cold morning as 8 of us set off for our amble. We started off quite briskly and as I was chatting away I didn't notice I had missed my first turn. No harm done,  and we quickly got back on the correct track having...

Puttenham Common to Gatwick and Cut MillThe weather was rather overcast and rain was forecast, but 8 of us set off anyway. The route was not too muddy despite the amount of rain we've been having. We started from the middle carpark and slowly made our way up to the top...