Tag Archives: The New Forest

The Passford House Hotel – leave left, retrieve right

The Passford House Hotel¬†for eating at is one of those rare gems of hospitality that is worth mining for in the lanes and byways of The New Forest. HISTORY The original parts of the building date back as far as … Continue reading

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Three Trees

I see these trees every time I drive past Burley Golf Course in The New Forest and this picture was one of the first ones I ever took with a 35ml Minolta. These trees have always held a fascination for … Continue reading

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Early Morning across The New Forest

Yesterday, Monday 28th March 2016, I knew from snatched sound bites on the radio that there had been a terrible bomb atrocity in Lahore. ¬†This morning, while having an early breakfast at home, I saw the news showing grieving mothers, … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

I lost the momentum to ride after we had to have a couple of our horses put down through a combination of ill health and age. There was nothing that could carry my weight. I am not overweight it is … Continue reading

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Ghostly deeds in The New Forest

For some reason that warm mid August night I missed my usual turn through the woods that would take me through to the A31. Instead I ended up going through even narrower lanes set in darkening tunnels of overhanging oak … Continue reading

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