How do you heal a troubled soul? A walk in the forest can help, says one author
Epping Forest, a 2,400-hectare woodland straddling the border of London and Essex, has been home to hermits, hunters and highwaymen. Its shaded groves have sheltered children skiving off school and gay men seeking encounters.
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jan/12/epping-forest-healed-troubled-soul-luke-turner
The Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka has left the Championship club after 12 months in charge at the City Ground. Forest released a brief statement on Friday morning saying the Spaniard had asked to be released from his contract. from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/11/nottingham-forest-manager-aitor-karanka-leaves-club via TV/a>
Here are the videos from guest tutor Beth’s class, where she taught Epping Forest, a tune from the 4th edition of Playford’s ‘Dancing Master’ manuscript (1670). Huge thanks to Beth for covering the session! Here’s the tune: And here’s the riff: And here’s the riff for Lord Frog, the tune for which can be […]
March 2018. I am so glad I managed to get out earlier in the month to take some photos as that was it for forest trips this month. I have to thank the snowy weather that got me there. I am making this once a month photo-blogging project of the ever changing Epping Forest far […]
If you follow me on Instagram you already know I am a fan and frequent visitor of Epping Forest. Epping Forest is a huge woodland area in East London, which was formally a royal forest. A hidden bit of local history can also be found in Epping Forest… Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge. Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting […]
Over the past few days, I binge-watched three Christmas Carols on TV. I know it was a clithé but without them, it would never feel like Christmas, don’t you agree? After watching George C. Scott version of Mr.Scrooge, I suggested Hubbie that we could have a little walk in Epping Forest in the afternoon. ‘What […]
This game was huge for Sunderland, it seems a lot of the games I’ve been to this season have been huge for Sunderland and that’s because obviously we needed the points. Anyway after a absolutely class boxing day loss to Sheffield United, I can guarantee you the 2000 Sunderland fans who were going to Nottingham […]
Length: 24km (walked 2010-17) This walk transits the length of the Corporation of London’s Epping Forest, and is almost entirely off-road, through forests and across fields. It may be walked in either direction: we prefer the southbound route, since it gives more escape-points later in the walk (and it’s downhill). Others prefer a northbound route.
The Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve is a 319-hectare pocket of indigenous forest, rich in a stunning variety of trees, other plants, birds and other wildlife – several species of which is rare or endangered. The Aerial Boardwalk is Dlinza’s main attraction, extending a distance of 125m and allowing easy access to the lower, middle and […]
A walk through Epping Forest this morning just after a short rain shower. The forest had everything – colour, sunshine, bright red fungi, old trees with nooks and crannies and the blazing oranges of autumnal ferns. All images taken on the Olympus EM-1 with a 45 – 150mm lens. I travelled very light. Is there […]