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Malcolm Scriven - 22 December 2020
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
I spent my working life from 1978 until 2013 teaching – mainly A level Economics and Business Studies to 16-18 year olds. I found it a challenging but rewarding career, and still take pleasure in hearing from ex-pupils about their adult lives. I like to think that I was a competent teacher, but the most valuable work I did was outside the classroom.
Martin Adkins - 31 August 2020
My wife and I have been holidaying in France on and off since the early 1970’s.
For the past 7 years we have rented a gîte in the Lot region in Southwest France.
The village of Rocamadour is on the eastern edge of the area, across the border from the Dordogne into the Lot department, and is one of France’s most important tourist destinations. Each year the small village of Rocamadour (population around 600), in the Parc Naturel Régional des Causses du Quercy, receives more than a million visitors. Why so popular?
Malcolm Scriven - 4 October 2020
The South West Coastal Path.
For the last five years I have taken time out to walk the South West Coastal Path. I started in Minehead in 2015 and have plodded slowly round the North Devon and Cornwall coasts to Lands End and last year I started coming East on the South Cornwall coast, reaching Falmouth before returning to Bourne. This year, the objective was to walk from Falmouth to Plymouth.