The Oxford House
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... It now includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pastureland, heathland and forest in south East England. Horse and cattle roam over the hills, roads and in the villages which is really strange to see. What a lovely area though, you could spend a lot of time there investigating the little villages dotted around and wandering through the forest tracks and beside the lakes and streams. And we would have if we ...
... them right for being so unfriendly!! After Bridport the going got harder with longer and steeper hills, a lot of which I walked up. The longest was from Wooton Fitzpaine ; while I was walking I saw three deer quite close looking over the hedge. I left the No2 for the No52 for a couple of miles, then turned down a tiny lane towards Musbury. This went along the ridge for a while, then plunged downhill towards the village. It must have been at least 1in3 and I was ...
... for another time I thought but she meant well. Another lady took great delight in telling me that I was six miles from Dorchester, the place I had left six hours earlier!, Completely lost I was put back on track by an extremely kind man, Martin Godding. Not only did he go to great lengths to help me, I have just discovered he has made a £20 donation to my charity. Yes there really are some great people out there. Thank you Martin! ...
... up to the horrible main road, as every track was a No Cycling area. The road was long and hilly through Bournemouth and Poole, eventually finding the road to Sandbanks and the ferry . Bournemouth must be the most cyclist-unfriendly town I have ever come across! Crossing the ferry to the Isle of Purbeck, I thought I would be able to make good progress. However this proved to be the reverse. A cyclist ...
... Jack, here we rested and took stock. Chris warned us that the next part the down hill decent would be the steepest we would have to Traverse . If fact this was where all our injurys developed my left toe nail dug into into my adjoining toe prompting me to stop and get the little nail scissors out of my first aid bag and give all my toes a little trim, I ended up having to put a bandage around my toe to protect it in my ...
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