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Excuse me cow, you're on my running path!

So today’s training run was my first run which meant that I would be running further than I’ve ever run before – 14 miles, so just over a half marathon distance. 868 more words


On the market from Summer 2014

The Paint Shop, at Barcombe Mills on the River Ouse near Lewes, East Sussex, is a delightful weatherboarded cottage with two bedrooms. There’s a first-rate livery stable across the lane. 878 more words

Barcombe Mills

40 years later, Peter Hall's Breaky Bottom is a big noise of a sparkling wine

There’s a vividness that you get from writing something immediately.  A clarity of lines; a sureness about the colours of a memory.  But there’s something valuable too about leaving an experience to sit for a bit.   690 more words


Went up to look at the bunny den at the top of our garden.. have thrown a few things in to try and deter them, some large clods of earth and a few large rocks. 119 more words


Brighton Butterfly business is booming

Another sun scorched day another downland valley filled with fluttering. Beyond the boundary of the South Downs National Park the city fringe is filled with things in flight. 125 more words


Chalk Grassland - A Fragile, Endangered Habitat

The flower-rich chalk grassland of the Sussex Downs is a rare and fragile habitat that needs careful management if it is not to return to a scrubland of grass, gorse and bramble. 451 more words


Hotter Legs

With no change in the good weather, it was yet more hot and sticky runs this week.

Tuesday was another shade hugger to Pevensey Bay, though we reduced the distance to 5.09 miles. 198 more words