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Walking in the Nature Preserve

We decide to take another walk around the Nature Preserve

This is called Upwood Meadows ... the fields have cattle in them in the summer so there are "stiles" between each field

Zoe (Barry's girlfriend) joined us this we were walking along this stretch someone was walking towards that looked familiar. It was my cousin Norman & he was very surprised to meet me in the woods!!

This is entering Lady's Wood where I played alot when I was a is so beautiful in the summer as there are so many wild becomes "carpeted" with bluebells!

If you want a 6 mile hike you go in this direction which takes you to Great Ravely.

This is the pond we used to fish in....we would tie string around jam jars & scoop up tadpoles!

Looking back at Nigel & Susan's house........which is also the house we all grew up in.

This tree has a story.......when we were kids my brothers (all 3 of them) dared me to climb it. Hey, I was a tomboy I could do anything......problem was they all ran home & when I looked down there was a herd of cows staring up at me! I spent most of the afternoon in that tree & I still haven't forgiven them! I know how to carry a grudge!

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