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In the Frame – West Wittering

Inspired by todays #FriFotos’ theme “West”, how could I resist a picture from The Hounds’ favourite spot West Wittering?  This natural and unspoiled sandy beach offers panoramic views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond! Perfect! Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn – Photography: Sue Lowry Magellan PR is on twitter: @MagellanPR … Continue reading

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In the Frame – Elstead, Surrey

Inspired by todays #FriFotos’ theme, how could I resist one of Sue’s famed tree pictures. Taken summer 2012 on a visit to Elstead, Surrey, this picture fills me with warm summer days resting in the shade of green and verdant trees. … Continue reading

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Five of the Best… Pedal Power

For edition six of Magellan PR’s Five of the Best series, we are talking pedal power. Whether you are trying to be green, preparing your body for the beach or just taking in the sights and the sounds of some of the … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: Lazy Sunday lunch at the Bat & Ball Inn, Hambledon

This is a pub or rather “Inn” that I have wanted to re-visit for several years so one Sunday, I decided to take the bull by the horns and do so. Sitting outside with the Hound, a cricket match being played opposite, it … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: The Cradle of Cricket

I last visited the Bat & Ball, Hambledon on the occasion of the Millennium, having decided to mark the great event by having dinner near the “cradle of the modern game” of cricket with a crowd of cricket mad friends. … Continue reading

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Portsdown Hill – Looking out over Portsmouth

Years ago, my mother introduced me to Portsdown Hill (a favourite viewing point) with her graphic, grim recollection of how she watched a German bombing raid over Portsmouth in World War II reduce the city to ashes.  In her later … Continue reading

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A new discovery: Creech Wood, Denmead

One of the joys of having a Hound is finding new places for “walkies” and recently, on a friend’s recommendation, I discovered Creech Wood, Denmead. Like Queen’s Enclosure and Park Wood, Waterlooville, it is another remnant of the Forest of … Continue reading

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