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South Downs - a new gallery page

In September 2013 my nephew and I walked the length of the South Downs Way from Winchester in Hampshire to Eastbourne in East Sussex. A National Trail in the… 291 more words

Black And White

Cissbury Ring Gateway

The aim of my walk in the South Downs was the Cissbury Ring. This lies atop the hill opposite where we were staying with my aunt. 57 more words


Bridleway or Footpath

The signpost in this image says the route I took for my walk in the South Downs was a bridleway. It didn’t seem to me that it was often used by riders and their horses, but certainly it was well enough used by people to allow me to pass relatively unhindered by overhanging branches. 56 more words


South Downs

Going down south to the South Downs recently, for once with a little time to take exploring the area, I went for a walk one morning. 59 more words


Birling Gap.

What are the origins of the word Birling? Which came first: the script for ‘An Inspector Calls’ or the South Downs and the Seven Sisters… Well, obviously! 73 more words

Flash fiction: Adoption

After she handed Pavi over, Elsa found a job as a butterfly recorder on the South Downs. She camped amongst the bell heather and rose early in the morning to tramp a ten mile stretch of heathland. 141 more words

Short Stories

Victorian glasshouses and a gorgeous walled garden - West Dean Gardens, Sussex

West Dean, near Chichester in West Sussex  is nestled in the lea of the South Downs and host to West Dean College, a world renowned place of study for conservation, making and visual arts. 379 more words