A peaceful, calming, stress free day spent beside one of England’s beautiful chalk rivers. What better place to be on a hot summer’s day.
Hill forts, Neolithic flint mines, a rusty old WW2 tank and some rare Saxon churches. These are some of the many layers of history across these glorious South Downs. Continue reading “These Glorious South Downs”
A narrow country lane like this invites us to adventure. It would have have been a delightful place for a leisurely walk with John Clare. Continue reading “A Country Lane with John Clare”
It’s time to visit our spring woods. ‘Past thought miracles are there and beyond numbers’ waiting for us to enjoy their ‘charms to sweeten solitude‘.
A quiet spot on the Essex coastal marshes, where time seems to stand still, raises the question—where is the source of true power? Continue reading “On the Essex Marshes”
Seen from a distance you soon see why this ancient seat of learning is justly named the ‘City of dreaming spires’. But Oxford is also a city of dreams and dreamers. Continue reading “City of Dreaming Spires”
Are there any wild places left in our over-populated islands? Robert Macfarlane’s book ‘Wild Places’ shows that there are indeed. In fact they’re everywhere. Continue reading “Wild Places”