Author Archives: John Clark

Nottingham Does Comics – December 2017 meeting

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Rock’n’Pop – Various Artists

My contribution to Tim Bird’s Rock’n’Pop – Various Artists site. Have a soft spot for music comics, ever since the heady days of the great underground comic Rock’n’Roll Madness. Tim’s excellent project is one to be supported and contributed to.  

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Guide Stoops of Derbyshire

Anybody who has walked the moors of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire (in them, rather than round their edges) will appreciate how easy it is to get ‘turned around’ on a dull day offering poor visibility. In bad weather, when you can’t see a … Continue reading

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November 2017’s Nottingham Does Comics

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Welbeck Holloway

  A holloway is a footpath or trackway that time has worn down until its bed is dramatically lower than the surrounding land such that it is now flanked by sizeable banks if not small cliff faces. Frequently carved into an escarpment and usually indicative of … Continue reading

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Feel Free…

…to download or drag’n’drop either of these images, print them off and stick as many of them as you can on college or university noticeboards. Let’s stir things up!  

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Mushroom Foraging

2017 has been an exceptional year for foraging. We are now in the tail end of autumn and the mushroom season should be coming to an end. But where I pick my dinner, it seems they just keep on raising their … Continue reading

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Little Ironies

One of the many delights of walking are the little ironies one sees and sometimes photograph while on the hoof. Below are a few of my recent smiles that kept me buoyant while my tootsies were throbbing…
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Recommended Read No.1

There are 1,001 books on walks and walking, but you don’t need to plough through very many before it becomes evident that there are less than a dozen classics authors reference or quote from time and again, when they have … Continue reading

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Spirit Walk for Sue

I haven’t a religious bone in my body, but do believe in the power of the spirit. So when a friend of mine began her long and arduous battle against breast cancer, a Spirit Walk seemed the one thing I … Continue reading

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