🎧 A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape with Mary Ann Ochota
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Mary Ann Ochota is a TV presenter, anthropologist, lover of the outdoors, people & the past. Royal Geographical Society Fellow, Ordnance Survey Champion, and Climb Britain Ambassador. Her latest book, Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape is out now.
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