Monthly Archives: September 2012

Walking on the Ashdown Forest – 11th Sept 2012

Steve and I caught a 29 bus for Tunbridge Wells and alighted at Poundgate near Crowborough, where the Open Access land meets the A26.  It was a quick way onto the sandy heathland that is the Ashdown Forest. We walked … Continue reading

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Eastbourne Art and a Contrail Sky

Five of us took the bus to Eastbourne last Saturday, to see the Harold Mockford exhibition at the Towner Gallery.  He is 80, and  still painting from his home in Newhaven.  The Towner has a lot of his work, and Brighton … Continue reading

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Bright Pink Rock

When I was in Cornwall with Jerry a few weeks ago (scroll down a bit to see the relevant blog) we strode manfully through a streambed of loose rocks and mud (the map said it was a footpath, but the … Continue reading

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Metamorphosing before your very eyes

Not so long ago an inch long green caterpillar stopped on the skirting board in our dining area (No1 Shed) and turned into a chrysalis.  Some little time later I went for breakfast to find a new butterfly, which seemed … Continue reading

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Horsham Sundial

There is a fine bronze sundial in the centre of Horsham, close to the bus station, but this is another one we found whilst following a (badly) waymarked route along the river in the town.  Its called the Riverside Walk, … Continue reading

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Lewes Road, Brighton, gets air quality station

I was wandering down the Lewes Road a few weeks ago when I chanced upon these guys carefully fitting a steel box to the pavement. Its part of the Lewes Road Traffic and Environmental Improvement Programme which has seen new … Continue reading

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Two bottled beers enjoyed

I think its important to try new things, to avoid the routine and to keep life exciting, and to that end I have taken to tasting a few beers not previously tried. That’s the sort of daredevil attitude I’m cultivating.  … Continue reading

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