A new perspective

A new perspective

Today was a reality check. Not every day on the Downs is about clear views to the sea. Joined by Toby for his 51st birthday we left Cocking in a mizzly sort of way. We couldn’t see the views from the day before but we were soon in woods made more mysterious by...
Badger Bonus

Badger Bonus

Two o’clock in the afternoon, in a wood near the Devil’s Jumps (Iron Age burial mounds) we heard a rustling noise and assumed it was deer. But a beautiful, alert and lively badger made a surprise appearance! It was a day of nature’s best. Red Kites,...
Whisky Way

Whisky Way

Whisky is the new measure for the South Downs Way – our niece Sophie has decided to mark off the miles against a one litre bottle she happened to pop in to her rucksack. We needed it just three miles to the end of our 24 mile trek today…. Started the trip...
South Downs Adventure

South Downs Adventure

It’s going to be a bit quiet in the Arundel office this week as three of us head off to the hills to walk the South Downs Way – all in a good cause (South Downs Society). It’s 20 years since Jerry and I ¬†last did the route – we cycled it last...
Heading West to Winchester

Heading West to Winchester

And we’re nearly off! We’re heading for Winchester this afternoon so we’re ready and waiting for our fellow travellers tomorrow morning. We’re meeting at the statue of King Alfred – official starting point for the South Downs Way....