Category Archives: Odyssey Part 3: 2015

Revisiting England and Wales: Visit to Maggie Part 2

MAGGIE’S CAMP IN WALES PART 2. the Australian Outback…. Birdsville….Backtrack tours….and Gilwern Wales. In the previous post, Maggie’s Camp in Wales Part 1, featuring the Australian outback I related how we established our Backtrack tour business and how we met … Continue reading

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Revisiting England and Wales: Visit to Maggie in Wales Part 1

MAGGIE’S CAMP IN WALES PART 1. My freelance radio career….Establishing Fred’s Backtracks Tours…. And meeting Maggie. Between 1997 and 2005 Bev and I operated a tour business (Fred’s Backtracks) that involved taking people into Australia’s vast and remote outback. Maggie … Continue reading

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Revisiting England and Wales: Journey into the past in Berkshire Part 2

Return to the past…Honeybottom, Berkshire August 2015  Part 2— Tales of bravado and nostalgic musings.  Please note that the personal WW2 images and quoted text relating to John’s wartime experiences in this post are the copyright of E J Saunderson’s … Continue reading

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Revisiting and Wales: Journey into the past in Berkshire Part 1

Return to the past…Honeybottom, Berkshire August 2015 There are rare occasions when a place or a person influences one’s thinking and direction in life. For me Honeybottom was the place and the late John Saunderson, who owned Honeybottom when Bev … Continue reading

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Revisiting England and Wales: Destination Tincleton Dorset.

TINCLETON DORSET ( Beer, Jurassic Coast, Piddle and Puddle towns and Tincleton Gallery) 21st -24th July On the way from Exeter to Tincleton to visit with friend Joan our first seaside encounter was at the town of Beer. The tourist … Continue reading

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Revisiting England and Wales: Final camps in the UK

CAMPING WITH WALLABIES 20th August 2015 This camp followed after our two camps in Devon where we visited a friend in Totnes and camped on two organic farms. The need to get away from traffic and people pushed us into … Continue reading

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Revisiting England and Wales: Farm Camps in northern England

 FROM THE MOUNTAINS of SNOWDONIA WALES to CHESHIRE ENGLAND 28th July 2015 FARMER PETE’S CAMP.  Cooking breakfast at our mountain camp was done in the back of the van as it was raining heavily. After breakfast with a little wheel … Continue reading

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