It was beautiful this morning at first light. I knew there was imminent rain as the conifers were releasing their aroma of sweet pine. The trees were perfectly still without a whisper of breeze which just enhanced the morning chorus. When I thought what a wonderful time of day for a superb walk, it suddenly got better as I heard and saw the rustling and bouncing of two roe deer disappearing into the foliage.
I headed upwards onto the open heathland of Acres Down (with dogs o
It is that time of year where we all make an extra effort to spend time with our loved ones, eating and drinking more than usual and not feel guilty for not getting those mundane daily chores done but to remember what is important to us and take time to feed your soul. To me and my husband, this means lots of walks in the forest. Taking time to stop and run your hand through the mossy blanket wrapping the tree, treading quietly to get a glance of the deer grazing amongst the
Feeling rotten from a chest infection and the antibiotic affect I went to the best medical room I know. The forest! Walking in the mixed woodland with the conifer aroma of sweet, damp pine needles filling my lungs. The beautiful golden beech trees were complimented by the evergreen backdrop of the forest. The chestnuts long yellowing leaves were just about hanging on in the light breeze with the "hoglet" like casings of their fallen and foraged nuts lying beneath. A crow w