Monthly Archives: July 2014

70a – Lymington to Keyhaven

Lymington River looked spectacular this morning.  Wow! To the south east of the town is a large marina.  It went on and on for some two thirds of a mile in an endless clang of ropes slapping against masts.  Just … Continue reading

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69i – Needs Oar Point to Lymington

There are times, I imagine, when postmen think twice about whether to deliver letter or not. We met quite a few cows on our road trip today.  We treated them with caution and respect; we have been chased or herded … Continue reading

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69h – St Leonard’s Grange to Needs Oar Point

As we left St Leonard’s Grange we passed Needs Oar Point.  It is just a field today, but for a brief period it was an airfield during World War Two. In 1943 the land was levelled, ditches filled in, hedges … Continue reading

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69g – Buckler’s Hard to St Leonard’s Grange

Every now and again I take a picture of roadkill.  My wife looks at me in exasperation as I take pictures of various animals which have been flattened and split open before their time.  I accept that it is something … Continue reading

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69f – Beaulieu to Buckler’s Hard

How small is the smallest pony you’ve ever seen?  We saw a tiny one!  Look at the bird standing just behind it and you’ll see how very small this pony was. After many miles of road walking we were pleased, … Continue reading

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69e – Beaulieu

Beaulieu is well known for its connection with cars.  It is home to the world-famous Beaulieu National Motor Museum.  I went there as a child.  I cannot remember too much about it, except I remember a car shaped like an … Continue reading

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69d – The New Forest to Beaulieu

When we reached Beaulieu, the others plodded on while I stopped to take a photo.  After all, it really is quite a beautiful place. As I stood still for a quiet moment and took in the view I heard my … Continue reading

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