Category Archives: Outings

Getting out and about on my days off.

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    Aerial views of the Sussex Coast

    Posted on October 28, 2015 by in Outings

    Some time ago Mike and I went for a flight in a light aircraft along the South Coast between Shoreham and Eastbourne. Flying along the Seven Sisters Great views of the Cuckmere Valley and two lighthouses As you can see we had a fantastic flight along the South Coast in the August sunshine, with great […]

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    Litlington Flower Festival

    Posted on June 20, 2015 by in Outings

    I’ve just come back from Litlington Flower Festival Litlington is a small village down the road from where we live in Seaford, Sussex. This year they are running a flower festival over four days in aid of church upkeep and repairs.  I may not be religious but I do love flowers and the opportunity for […]

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    Cow parsley | Anthriscus sylvestris

    Posted on May 24, 2015 by in Outings, Wildflowers

     It’s been a while… …as the power ballad goes…but I’ve still been out and about in the Sussex countryside photographing wildflowers! May is Cow Parsley time We often find round here that greenish-yellow alexanders and deep blue alkanet are in flower at the beginning of the month, with cow parsley filling in towards the end. […]

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    A walk along Seaford Head

    Posted on January 12, 2014 by in Outings, Walks

    Walking in the South Downs National Park Here is an article I wrote last summer about a local walk. It is June and I am sitting at the top of Seaford Head I am perched above the 100ft white cliffs, about 15ft from the edge. I am not sitting on a bench, but straight on […]

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    A winter walk with storm kettle

    Posted on December 31, 2013 by in Outings, Walks

    Mike asked for a storm kettle for Christmas I must admit I didn’t know what one was. I did a little homework and found out it is a kettle small and handy enough to be taken on hikes. You light a fire at the bottom of a small metal chimney which is double-walled to contain […]

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    Getting out and about

    Posted on November 23, 2013 by in Outings

    Hi, I’m Ruth and here is a pic of me on the beach in the sunshine, having a picnic with my kids.  The purpose of this blog is to celebrate all things leisure in my life. I run my own business so need to make the most of every moment away from the desk! It’s […]

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