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Woods….bathing, breathing & simply being.

Well the hammock isn’t quite strung between palm trees & the cup of tea I’ve got isn’t quite the gin cocktail I’d like……but the view of this mighty oak (which has easily got a good couple of hundred years under its belt) certainly helps you to relax, just breathe and let your brain destress for a moment. Looking at its ancient form, thinking of how time has passed around it […]

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Seasons of change…a year in the life.

As we approach a year here at Little Acre, every season has brought with it an array of horticultural delights. Plants that once seemed dull and uninteresting one minute are ablaze with a floral display the next. As I write, this Spring is slowly departing and we are tentatively backing away from the blizzards, floods and winds that have seemed to dominate this year to date and we start to […]

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Seeing the wood for the trees

Living on the edge of the South Downs National Park when you see a woodland you can often be mistaken for thinking its always been there. That the surrounding fields, houses and roads had been carved in and around the trees. So, to find original planting plans and photos for our small section of wood, crafted a mere 25 years ago, was momentarily disarming. (if I’m being totally honest the […]

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