Moribund Spider & an Ambitious Mole


Last week I went on a circular walk, from Barnsley to Ampney Crucis ; following a walk written by Christopher Knowles. He was obviously in a good mood , leaving the reader with two memorable images.

 The first one concerned the above picture of a barn , which he described as " swaying like a moribund spider" and later in his directions he says " continue forward with a hedge on the right , whilst a strange burrow on the left cuts into the field for a short distance , as if made by a mole with ambition ." 

I really enjoyed this and it greatly added to the value of the walk.

NP " The lark Ascending " - a beautiful ode to a spring morning by Ralph Vaughan Williams
and played by Nigel Kennedy.
Ciao4now
Ck

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