A walk in Battle Great Wood, East Sussex

Sunday morning dawned crisp, fresh and bright.  Since we probably won't get too many more days like this before winter we pulled on our boots and took a walk in nearby Battle Great Wood.  The ancient woodland, managed by the Forestry Commission, is over 200 acres and...

Travel Theme – Sunset

Ailsa from Where's my Backpack? and host of the Travel Theme has chosen 'Sunset' as this weeks subject. I first saw it on Mahdu's sunset post from The Urge to Wander and a comment struck a chord with me - no matter where in the world we might be we all watch the same...

Jack in the Green – Hastings Old Town

Jack in the Green, Hastings is a festival of fun, frolics and foliage, celebrating the coming of summer. The Green Man festival takes place in Hastings Old Town over the first weekend in May and culminates in a bizarre procession through the town on Bank Holiday Monday.