A Foraging We Will Go

A Foraging We Will Go

Back in May, The Guardian ran a headline that read “Excessive foraging for wild garlic and mushrooms in UK ‘a risk to wildlife’”. The article spoke about nature’s larder, a finite resource, being depleted by forager’s taking too much, selling the goods commercially...
Down To Earth

Down To Earth

If you thought these articles were only of value to walkers, then think again. While researching this piece about geology it occurred to me that the subject might also be of interest to scrabble players. My companion on this walk and talk was local geologist Maurice...
Pond Life

Pond Life

While walking the South Downs Way last year, I came across the much-photographed pond near Ditchling Beacon. With its lone tree, almost symmetrical shape and expansive view from high on the ridge, I too was compelled to take its photo. However, I was also drawn to...
The Imprint Of History

The Imprint Of History

The Trundle above Chichester does views. 365 views over the city, the coastal plain and its numerous channels, Goodwood and the Lavant valley, the South Downs, Kingley Vale and even as far afield as Blackdown. I’ve been up there a couple of times on clear days to...
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...