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”
With the Chelsea Flower Show over I turn my attention to my own cottage garden where there are always some unexpected surprises, some good, some not so. Continue reading “Under the Garden Gate”
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”
Why does birdsong so often lift the human spirit? It certainly does mine. Join me as I listen to the wonderful sound of the May Dawn Chorus now in full flow. Continue reading “May’s Music – with the Dawn Chorus”
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”
A lone sentry keeping watch from this Martello tower waits anxiously for news from across the English Channel. When it comes his heart sinks with dismay.. Continue reading “Dawn after the darkest hour”