INDEX OF WALKS IN DORSET

      It is no secret that my favourite place for walking is Thomas Hardy’s Wessex and here is an Index of just a few of the walks I have done.  I hope to add many more to it! 1  Golden Cap – A Boxing Day Circular Walk up Golden Cap near Bridport. 2  Pilsdon Pen…

PILSDON PEN – WESSEX HEIGHTS

  PILSDON PEN “So I am found on Ingpen Beacon, or on Wylls-Neck to the west, Or else on homely Bulbarrow, or little Pilsdon Crest, Where men have never cared to haunt, nor women have walked with me, And ghosts then keep their distance; and I know some liberty”. Hardy (“Wessex Heights”)   “Little Pilsdon…

There’s Something about Eype!

    It is no secret that I regard Dorset (or perhaps more particularly Wessex) as my spiritual home.  The call is constant.  I have my special places here where I feel particularly connected to something much more powerful than myself:  Ringstead Bay,  St Gabriel’s on the way up Golden Cap, Colmer’s Hill, the particular…