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Saturday, 9 August 2014

A picture story of life in the New Forest

There is a saying that "a picture is worth a thousand words". That in mind, this post is simply a slideshow of 32 photographs taken depicting a story of life in the wonderful New Forest. Many thanks to Paul Chambers (www.paulchambersphotography.com) for sharing these fantastic photos. Enjoy!



The New Forest by Matthew Conway
Featuring a mixture of history, folklore and stories of interest, this book explores the culture and wildlife of the New Forest. From it deer, which for centuries were hunted exclusively by the Kings of England, to the thousands of trees that were the cornerstone of the English Navy, this fascinating volume illustrates how flora and fauna are interwoven with the forest's heritage, and pays special attention to its wildlife. As well as providing a backdrop of history, this affectionate look at the forest will inspire readers to explore the area themselves. Read more...

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