Category: Walk

Day 85: Manorfarm Down – Graffham Down – Bignor Hill – Amberley – Rackham Hill – Washington – Chanctonbury Ring – Upper Beeding – Truleigh Hill

27.6 miles – A thick mist, thinning towards noon, heavy rain in the afternoon A long and perhaps unexpectedly rather

Day 84: East Meon – Butser Hill – Buriton – Harting Downs – Beacon Hill – Cocking Down – Manorfarm Down

20.4 miles – blessed rain, soft mist, a little sunshine later I left East Meon as the first drops of

Day 83: Winchester – Chilcomb – Cheesefoot Head – Gander Down – Exton – Old Winchester Hill – East Meon

19.1 miles – Misty to start with, dissolving into hazy sunshine with mushy clouds later I left Winchester while most

Day 82: INTERMISSION III – Aside for Ornithologists and Musicians

I need to preface this post with the admission that its contents are my musings and guesswork while on the

Day 82: INTERMISSION II – Sunset – Moonrise

When the sun sets on a conscious dream the moon rises to carry the traveller through. The dream was to

Days 71 – 82 – INTERMISSION

I slept for an hour-and-a-half in the afternoon and fourteen hours that night. I spare my delicate reader the description

Day 70: Farley Mount – Sparsholt – Winchester

5.1 miles – A comforting breeze, grey-flannels skies and caressing, light rain I slept appallingly. Perhaps it was the hard

Day 69: Clarendon Palace – Pitton – Middle Winterslow – Broughton – King’s Somborne – Farley Mount

19.2 miles – The sun valiantly vanquishing the drear clouds to leave a hot, dusty afternoon I would not have

Day 68: Boyton Down – Roman Road – Wilton – Salisbury – Clarendon Palace

19.7 miles – Grey-rinse skies, with occasional desultory rain, golden sunshine at day’s close On the map the Roman road,

Day 67: Tucker’s Grave – Lullington – Oldford – Chapmanslade – Warminster – Sutton Veny – Tytherington – Boyton Down

19.6 miles – old-floor-cloth grey skies, warm, viscous airs I decided to take the quickest and easiest route to Winchester,