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A south to north walk across Essex

Over the next few summers,I shall walk along footpaths and byeways,as much as is practicable,in an attempt to journey,across Essex,from south to north.Tilbury,is my start point.Sadly,sprained my right ankle in July 2008.Doctor advised against rambling until the New Year.So,I wore an ankle support for 6 months.The day I took it off in January 2009,whilst walking across some rough ground,I sprained my right ankle again.Then,in March 2009,I ruptured two tendons in my left knee.MRI scan on my left knee on Sat.16th May 2009.Now,to see specialist on 6th August.It's now late October 2010 and I've about 10 miles to go to finish the Cross Essex Walk.I've reached Church End,Ashdon.2nd November 2010;I've completed my cross Essex walk.Today,I walked from Church End,Ashdon to Hadstock,famed as being the place where St.Botolph had his Minster in 677AD and then north towards Linton,Cambridgeshire.The county boundary lies about 300 hundred yards from the village of Linton.I've done it,yet a more undulating section,with some sizeable hills,I can't remember.I walked the last,footpath-free section,to be able to say,truly,I did get to the most northerly point in Essex.No Identification Marker,but I was there.
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Country reflections.
Country reflections.
A rare sight of blue sky on a wet and windy day.
A rare sight of blue sky on a wet and windy day.
True blue English bluebells.
True blue English bluebells.
According to the OS map,the path goes through those trees.
According to the OS map,the path goes through those trees.
The path to Mill House.
The path to Mill House.
The original Orsett Lock Up,or Cage.
The original Orsett Lock Up,or Cage.
Red campion in the hedgerow.
Red campion in the hedgerow.
In Essex,these pass for stepping stones.
In Essex,these pass for stepping stones.
Looking upstream from the stepping stones.
Looking upstream from the stepping stones.
Wild flowers
Wild flowers
Path through the oilseed rape.
Path through the oilseed rape.
Stile and staircase.
Stile and staircase.
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