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London to Brighton 2015

This is a long blog post – but I promise you it’s worth it if you want to know what happened on our little Bank Holiday stroll. 3,125 more words


Today's Art (26th May 2015)

Today’s painting is based on a car journey I went on a couple of months ago. Basically, when going past the South Downs (near Portsmouth) at night, I saw this beautiful view which I just… 26 more words


The Yomp

Since Ironman my mind has been focussed on the Yomp. Yomping Since 1664 is a charity hike the whole length of the South Downs Way non stop, mainly fundraising for the Royal Marine Charitable Trust, but for me also making money for Autism Hampshire. 2,868 more words


Pinnacle Point

The area of Eastbourne at the foot of Beachy Head is called Holywell. The name comes from a spring that seeps through the cliffs and emerges underneath a chalk outcrop known as Pinnacle Point. 204 more words


Enjoying the Downs and suffering the ups

After what felt like about six months (In reality it was about a week and a half) of doing nothing with my bike except riding it up hills on tarmac, kidding myself I was enjoying getting fit, I finally had an off road ride yesterday.   662 more words

Ride Diary

The vertical meadow

Last summer, in the heat of mid-July, I took the train down to the wee station of Plumpton which sits not more than two miles north of ‘…the famed, the brave South Downs’. 816 more words


Folk Songs and Footpaths: Part 2

Listen here -> https://soundcloud.com/elizabeth-bennett-4/folk-songs-and-footpaths-part-2

may I be gay – e.e. cummings

may I be gay

like every lark

who lifts his life

from all the dark who wings his why… 699 more words