Why ordnance sites are often not on the Ordnance Survey

Ironically one land use which has often been absent from Ordnance Survey maps is the location of ordnance and military related sites. The OS started its life as an aid to military planning during the Jacobite Rising in 1745, and later developed in response to the French Revolution, but the potential usefulness of maps showing

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Drew’s Ultramarathon

Not so long ago, I decided to enter an ultramarathon. The idea started as many awful ideas do, down the pub, chatting to my wife’s best friend. She mentioned that she was thinking of doing something unusual and memorable in memory of her partner’s memorable and unusual grandmother, so she’d decided to run an ultra.

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