Natural creativity — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley

There’s a great opportunity for young people to gain artistic inspiration, and learn more about how to protect local wildlife and the landscape, at a free event in High Wycombe next month. The Big Draw at Kingsmead Recreation Ground will offer valuable advice on textile design, with objects from nature providing the inspiration for you […] Natural creativity — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley Continue reading Natural creativity — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley

Local returns: three small steps — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley

Unlike the Moon landing, there was never going to be one giant leap back to normality. A series of small steps will be the way out of lockdown. Yesterday we took three, in and around our home village, supporting local businesses. Step one: a trip to The Framing Gallery in nearby Cryers Hill, to select […] Local returns: three small steps — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley Continue reading Local returns: three small steps — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley

Something old, new… or refilled — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley

Can local people help to revive their high street while addressing the implications of the world climate emergency? A new café in the central Chilterns village of Prestwood is giving it a try. The Pantry at No 51, which opened this week, is the idea of two local mums. The site used to be a […] Something old, new… or refilled — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley Continue reading Something old, new… or refilled — Slow Travel: The Chilterns and Thames Valley