This week with London LDWA

This week with London LDWA

London LDWA


1: New Members: Welcome to the following new Primary members Elise Bell and Angela Himus and new Associate members Martin Emlie, Dave Guiver, Natalie Rud and Melissa Russhard.

2: AGM.  It will be helpful if people intending to attend let us know in advance so we have an idea how many numbers to prepare for, as per Minna's email last week. It will even more helpful if there was somebody willing to stand as newsletter editor on the night!


Forthcoming walk

“ELEL 1” Linear from Reading to Maidenhead

Sat 10th Feb 2024

Start Time
09:10 (Elizabeth line 08.16 from Paddington)
Meet at Reading station north exit

The Elizabeth Line provides an opportunity to create a new outer outer London loop LDP. Hence the title Elizabeth Line Ends Loop (ELEL).The northern semicircle connecting Reading and Shenfield will be walked over 6 stages. This first stage will go through the Chilterns to Henley for lunch where there is a drop-out option and continue through woodlands to Maidenhead. Aim to finish at Maidenhead for the 17.29 Elizabeth line return train

General Notes
Average pace of 2.7 miles per hour. Bring a torch, food & drink, picnic stops only, woodland facilities. Very helpful but not essential to send your name & membership number in advance in case there are last minute changes to arrangements. Text or WhatsApp walk leader
Jerome Ripp Tel: 07470196890
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This week's walk

Only eight people did the whole South London horseshoe the last two Saturday walks created, but Keith Lane

discovered just how popular he was as a leader on Saturday with our largest group on a Saturday walk since January 2020.

There was plenty to see aliong the way...

Easter eggs in grass

On tghe bridge in Beddington Park

Easter eggs in grass

Getting ready early for Valentine's Day in Hackbridge?

Easter eggs in grass

A rather shaggy-looking Heron in Wimbledon


Easter eggs in grass

Your guess is as good as mine!
Easter eggs in grass

Albert Bridge lit up
Photos: Gavin Fuller




Out and About

Ron Williamson's the latest member to spend some time in New Zealand

Easter eggs in grass

On the Horomanga Trail
Photo: Ron Willliamson.

One person who knows all about New Zealand is my predecessor as Newsletter Editor.

Back in Blighty here he is making a new friend whilst on another stretch of the LOOP.

Easter eggs in grass

Are you any good at carrying people up hills?
Photo: Corinne Thompson.



Property of the Week

Barry's also instructed me to include one of the des reses he spotted on that walk

Easter eggs in grass

Wonder how much this will go for?
Photo: Barry Arnold



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