Countryside conversation is not something for everyone - Roger Ratcliffe

Why do people exchange cheery hellos on a mountain and yet walk past each other in a city street without even making eye contact? It is an interesting question to which I’m sure some kind of ‘ologist’ will have a ready answer.

I put it down to kindred spirits recognising one another, acknowledging they have in common a love of the outdoors and the choice of that particular place to walk. The camaraderie of the countryside, if you like.

The late Alfred...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-09-18 15:08
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