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Outdoor Focus | Winter 2021

Inside this issue of Outdoor Focus Roly Smith reviews the latest outdoor publications; Kev Reynolds receives a phone call; Chris Scaife tries not to take online trolling too personally; and …

Outdoor Focus | Autumn 2021

Inside this issue of Outdoor Focus Roly Smith reviews the latest outdoor publications, including Hamish MacInnes: The Fox of Glencoe; Peter Gillman is on top of the world when he …

Outdoor Focus | Summer 2021

In this issue, OWPG members Tony Howard and Paddy both look optimistically to the future; as does Stan Abbott, who has some news about this year’s Big Weekend, as well …

Outdoor Focus | Spring 2021

In this issue of Outdoor Focus Tony Howard pays tribute the ‘Bard of the Yukon’, Robert Service; Paddy Dillon heads to the Scilly Isles and ends up writing a book …

Outdoor Focus | Winter 2020

In this issue of Outdoor Focus you can find out what happened when Peter Gillman revisited an Alpine route to write a book; read John Cleare’s tribute to Hamish MacInnes; catch up on regular features such as Wordsmith by …

Big Weekend 2021 – planning ahead

By Stan Abbott – Big Weekend Organiser

Should we dare to gaze, collectively, towards the promised sunlit uplands of a post-COVID world, we can now look forward to next year’s Big Weekend, which is scheduled for the weekend of Friday October 8, 2021, to Monday October 11.

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OWPG Awards for Excellence 2020

The OWPG Awards for Excellence were announced on Nov 7 2020. Normally this would have been part of our Big Weekend – the annual members gathering which moves location each …

Outdoor Focus | Autumn 2020

In this issue of Outdoor Focus we meet the latest OWPG members, Paddy Dillon walks the South West Coast Path, Tony Howard questions the trend for countryside plaques, and Roly …

Outdoor Focus – Summer 2020

In this issue you can find out the ten most common mistakes made by inexperienced authors – and how to avoid them; meet Kevin Sene, OWPG’s newest member; discover what …

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Outdoor Focus | Spring 2020

In this issue of Outdoor Focus you can meet OWPG’s newest members, Paddy Dillon looks back on twenty years of walking and writing, and Felicity Martin describes the benefits of registering for …