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January Week 1 - Bogfest 2017

The past couple of years, I’ve enjoyed not going out on NYE, but instead getting an early night so I can go out on my bike for a XC ride the next day and enjoy what feels like my own personal playground, where I’m pretty much the only person up and out. 467 more words

Above the clouds on the South Downs

This is not really to do with ecology, and certainly not based in Grantham, so you’ll have to forgive me straying off message!

We went down to stay on a campsite at the base of the South Downs in the campervan just before New Years. 421 more words


why sell the land that "feeds our health & well-being"?

We are very pleased to reprint here a letter that was sent yesterday to Councillor David Tutt, Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council. We think it’s an excellent summary of the case for an immediate halt to the proposed sale by the council of most of Eastbourne’s public downland. 370 more words

The fool on Windover Hill

Alone on a hill
The man with the foolish grin
Is keeping perfectly still

Towards the Eastbourne end of the South Downs Way lies Windover Hill. 692 more words



I attained myself a temporary job over christmas working in a warehouse building furniture for stores. It wasn’t a bad job until the work dried up, then it started it get really boring standing around with nothing to do waiting for the clock to hit 5. 172 more words