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An Indian Summer Day in the South Downs

The Indian Summer is over, but here is what one day looked like last week, on South Pond in Midhurst. Being the view from the Two Rose garden. Just after dawn Mid-morning Noon Tea-time Early evening Dusk I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Hammer Pond, Evening, Late Summer

What could be lovelier or more peaceful than Hammer Pond late today? Fed by the Hammer River, or stream, rather. Hammer Pond is typical of the many ponds scattered across the Weald, remnants of the iron industry, which began in … Continue reading

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Are These the Knarliest Trees in the Park?

In a hanger (steep wooded hillside) near Midhurst I saw these knarly trees, standing like a row of ancient Ents beside the road, guarding the coppiced woodland behind them.  If there are knarlier trees in the South Downs National Park, … Continue reading

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