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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Made With Hartt - Community Fusion

madewithharttthumb.jpgOctober 2014 - Gift shopping can be really tiresome and it often seems like every place is the same as the next, but every once in a while, I stumble across a little pocket of unique and inspiring difference.

Here's an example of that - a little shop in Portsmouth called Made With Hartt.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Exploring The Solent Shore - Lepe Beach

solentshore6thumb.jpgOn a baking hot, humid spring day, we visited Lepe Beach for a picnic lunch and a walk along the shore.

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Southampton Wood Recycling

southamptonwoodrecyclingthumb.jpgJanuary 2014 - Recent storms have damaged parts of my garden fence - in my search for economical ways to rebuild it, I stumbled across The Southampton Wood Recycling project.

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Exploring The Solent Shore - Hill Head To Meon Shore

solentshore4thumb.jpgA beautifully sunny Sunday afternoon, so we decided to do a little coastal foraging and beachcombing from Hill Head along to Meon Shore.

This is the fourth in a series of articles, exploring the Solent shoreline and immediately adjacent lands.

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Highland Wild Food Foraging

highlandwildfoodthumb.jpgMy partiality for wild foods is especially stimulated when I travel and enjoy the opportunity to find new things to eat. This year, we spent a week in the Highlands of Scotland

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Monday, August 24, 2009

St Catherine's Hill Mizmaze

mizmazethumb.JPGAtop St Catherine's Hill near the ancient and historic city of Winchester is a turf maze known as the Miz Maze (or Mizmaze or Mis-maze). It's at least a couple of centuries old, but its true origins are unclear...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Exploring The Solent Shore - Southsea

solentshore3_7.JPGThe third in a series of articles, exploring the Solent shoreline and immediately adjacent lands.

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Exploring The Solent Shore - From Stoke Battery To Gilkicker Point

solenshore2thumb.JPGThis is the second in a series of articles, exploring the Solent shoreline and immediately adjacent lands.

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Saturday, May 24, 2008

Minstead Village Shop

minsteadshopthumb.JPG24 May 2008 - a trip out to Rhinefield in the New Forest - to get some riverbank clay for one of my projects - we got ourselves stuck in a serious traffic tailback on the way into Lyndhurst.

Coming up over the brow of a hill, we could see that the queue trailed on a long, long way - so we decided to turn off and see if we could pick our way through the country lanes to our destination, or find somewhere else interesting to go instead...

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Monday, May 12, 2008

Manor Farm Pond

manorfarm5.jpgNot very far from where I live, there's a place called Manor Farm Country Park - I go there every couple of weeks or so - sometimes to catch crabs at the jetty on the Hamble river, sometimes just for a pleasant walk in the woods, and sometimes to feed the ducks in the little pond by the old farm.

But just the other day, I learned something - only a very little thing really - but it just knocked me for six.

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