Archive for August, 2009

I’ve just realised it’s been nearly two months since I posted anything on here. When I initially thought of the Blog, it was really so I could post some of the more interesting things that have been going on, but, frankly, nothing very interesting has. This doesn’t mean that not much has been happening, far from it. These months are probably some of the busiest, as I’m out cutting grass and strimming all the rides and paths. The Birch re-growth on the Hill fort has been sprayed and most of the Japanese Knotweed. We’ve been having fly-tip on average once a week, mostly tree surgeons, which though takes time to clear up, at least we can burn it. The sunny weather in June brought out a few illicit campers, which I’m afraid we can’t accommodate. The nearest official camping ground is the Holmbury St Mary Youth Hostel  YHA Holmbury

I’ve been out with four different school parties from South/East London which has been great fun, and never fails to be an eye opener! And to add a little twist, I’ve also taken out a group of teachers interested in using The Hurtwood as a case study for a new qualification.

As I ‘m sure you’re all bored of the fly-tip pictures, here’s something a little different.


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