Deer Frontier

Deer Frontier

Out on a walk recently with my dog Ruby around the Mardens, at the west end of the South Downs, we stumbled across a shoot. Whilst their target was pheasant, the sound of gunshot, ringing around the densely wooded hillside, clearly had an unnerving effect on the other...
Walk & Talk with The Ambling Path

Walk & Talk with The Ambling Path

Parenting is a tricky and tiring business. In pursuit of much needed respite, many of us will have been guilty of choosing screen time indoors over quality time outdoors on more than one occasion. Alarmingly, this has resulted in a survey recording that 75% of...
Guarding The Trees

Guarding The Trees

Since deciding to organise the first Petersfield Walking Festival, I have increasingly found my eyes drawn to potential blots on the landscape. Naturally, I would like the town to be looking its best when visitors arrive to enjoy a walk around the Western Weald....