We were away this weekend visiting friends in Emsworth (a small town near Portsmouth and Chichester on the south coast), and so I decided to take advantage of our proximity to the South Downs to do a hilly (well, hillier) walk. 905 more words
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No day on the Downs is complete without encountering sheep. They stubbornly stand and sit in the middle of paths, ignoring an oncoming bike or walker, inexplicably amble in line across valleys, or range themselves on ridges like a woolly army ready to charge like the… 466 more words
Still feeling chuffed by our 68 mile ride on Sunday we set off yesterday for a 44 miler. I had availed myself of the MapMyRide route genius function which allows you to nominate a start/finish location, set a desired distance, hit a button and hey presto it gives you a route…pure, well…genius! 215 more words
Driving along the road underneath the Downs where it turns off at Poynings and winds past the ‘Shepherd and Dog’, Springs Salmon and onto Edburton and Tottingham manor, looked up and saw beautiful sight – swooping and spiraling with the thermals around Truleigh Hill.