Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cuckmere, Friston Forest and Fungi

On 22nd November Jackie and I met Steve and took a bus east to the river Cuckmere for a walk through the forest and up the river to Alfriston. We explored an area of beech and pine wood for fungi, … Continue reading

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Trip to Hull – 14th to 18th November

Jackie and I went up by train, met up with Jon, my brother, and his wife Denise, and went east of the city to a rented house near Hedon.  Jon has written about the trip on his own blog   The … Continue reading

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Blockheads at the Ropetackle

Off to Shoreham on the 7.30pm 700 bus from the Old Steine, over the threshold by 8.10 and straight to the bar for Dark Star Hophead.  Support band and chat til 9 when they come on and straight into the … Continue reading

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Barnsley versus Brighton

As a teenager I attended Hull v Portsmouth, mainly to travel on the short piece of railway that linked Hull Paragon station to the ground.  A few years ago I watched Brighton v Hull at the temporary stadium in Withdean, … Continue reading

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Sussex University 50th Anniversary

We went to London to hear Jonathon Porritt, Richard Wilkinson and Robert May discuss ‘Making Healthy Environments’ at the Royal Institution – one of the events marking the 50th anniversary of Sussex University.  But first we walked to the Duke of … Continue reading

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Barnham – Arundel – Ford walk on 31st October

The second of our ‘get out more’ walks, with the additional aim of letting Jackie buy new walking boots from Peglers.  The weather has been so mild that roses in our garden are coming into bloom again – this picture … Continue reading

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19th October – A walk via Hamsey

Three of us think we need to get out walking more regularly. This walk is local – starting with a bus to Lewes and then down to the Pells and, eventually along the river Ouse to Hamsey church, then back to Offham … Continue reading

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