Penda’s Fen

I’ve always associated fenland with land east of Cambridge but here we are in the shadow of the Malverns, their outline of a recumbent body against the sky.  Only at the end do we make the summit and the views of fields and villages.  Here it is, a place where there is an edge between … More Penda’s Fen

Purbeck Ranges

The Purbeck ranges have been controlled by the MoD since World War Two and the military presence us unavoidable.  Constant signs warning of danger and death, clearly defined routes, abandoned tanks by the wayside.  On the plain beneath Lulworth Castle the state of the countryside looks military, reminiscent from above of obstacle courses and manoeuvres. … More Purbeck Ranges