Author Topic: Things that annoy me when I'm walking  (Read 4718 times)

pleb

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #75 on: 11:59:51, 26/03/18 »
Annoying kids!

sunnydale

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #76 on: 19:56:22, 26/03/18 »
Annoying kids!


Yep....and there's another 2 weeks of 'em yet! :D
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gunwharfman

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #77 on: 11:35:18, 27/03/18 »
I went for a 5 mile walk yesterday, mostly offroad, the odd house here and there and as yet still no leaves, just buds. What was so noticable (it never changes) is the amount of rubbish everywhere, loads of it! In the narrow short road sections that I walked, especially in the hedges, plastic bottles, builders rubble, old furniture, tyres, fast food containers, carrier bags, black bags (filled of course), cans, used nappies, etc. There used to be a scheme whereby escorted prisoners with a supervisor would pick it all up, but thats been axed I think.

This morning I visted Farlington Marshes, a local bird sanctuary, 3 public car parks with provided council bins. They were all overflowing and rubbish everywhere!

What a **** country we live in!

Doddy

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #78 on: 12:04:56, 27/03/18 »
I am a litter hero for the local council so I keep my village clear of rubbish. I also run, hike and bike and therefore cover a fair amount of road and trails. My repair kit is now much better as over the years I have found several hammers, screwdrivers, spanners; recently a new adjustable spanner was real find. I did get some good Karma by sending the excess tools to some African community.

Jac

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #79 on: 14:04:26, 27/03/18 »
This morning I visted Farlington Marshes, a local bird sanctuary, 3 public car parks with provided council bins. They were all overflowing and rubbish everywhere!

What a **** country we live in!

I abhor litter but will assume your asterisks are shorthand for beautiful :)

After all, we do have nature reserves.  Gulls are very good at spreading rubbish about even if it's bagged and if the bins were overflowing then you can't blame the people who fill them if the council don't empty them.

Most walks start by finding the way out of the car park

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Re: Things that annoy me when I'm walking
« Reply #80 on: 18:09:44, 27/03/18 »
The litter bin I used on the edge of Chipperfield Common, Herts., during my walk last Thursday was a clever design that I haven't seen before, its large square openings had hinged metal flaps behind them that swung shut. It looked like an effective way of keeping out squirrels, rats, magpies and crows, all of which I know strew rubbish about.