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WSX Chat 30 Mar

You may have forgotten but the British Long distance champs at Golden Valley and Cognor Woods in 2020 was planned for 21st March, two days before the UK went into lockdown. In the week preceeding, the JK was cancelled, as was the BOC, and thereafter much of life (including orienteering) was cancelled. We seem to […]

WSX Chat 9 Mar

We start our missive this week with some wise words from Gavin, after a day orienteering and helping at a British Army event: “Some of us are very lucky to be able to get to the BAOC events held most Wednesdays, normally somewhere around Aldershot. Most areas are good quality, well planned and well attended […]

WSX Chat 1 Mar

According to the meteorological calendar, today is the first day of spring. It’s great to see the snowdrops and hellebores being joined by the first daffodils of the season. Orienteering is a great sport for keeping your spirits up during the winter, and each year we test ourselves against the elements with cold, wind, rain […]

Studland Dunes

Saturday was the culmination of 12 months of negotiation, mapping and planning to allow us to orienteer on the dunes. I first approached the National Trust with the following email in March 2021, during lockdown 3: “I was reading about the “Dynamic Dunescapes” project and the plans to work on the Dorset dunes to increase […]

WSX Chat 1st Feb

January is always a long month, but it has been full of opportunities to orienteer. Below is a review of some of the recent events since the last missive, starting with Gavin who went up to the Edinburgh Big Weekend: Edinburgh Big Weekend (Gavin Clegg) Edinburgh is a really vibrant City and I thoroughly enjoy […]
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