305/366 A longish walk

I went out for a walk. Leaving Home, I headed towards Alverstoke Valley, this is a nature reserve. On the way out to the reserve, I passed the memorial to Nat Gonella, a famous musician, who came from Grosport;

I had a very strange feeling as I approached the bottom end of HMS Sultan, It was almost a sense of release. I have become so used to walking within a fairly limited area within town, that to actually walk somewhere else was amazing. A very intense feeling.

The reserve has a place, a small bridge over the Alverstoke River, called the Apple Dumpling Bridge. A Bridge (not this one obviously), has been here for a thousand years or more. Not far from the bridge is the Alver Valley Motte & Bailey. A Motte and Bailey is a defensive position, with a protected community It’s a high point, a mound and a community surrounded by a wall. Of course, the structure is not there anymore.

I recorded some video, It was dreadful. Not the quality – that was fine. The content. I know what I wanted to say, presentation was dreadful. If I am going to do video I need to really improve. I am not a natural presenter, and I need a script to work to. In this case, it didn’t work. But I will try again.

After the Motte & Bailey, I decided to walk towards GilKicker Fort. This is one of the Palmerston Forts, built in the 19th Century. I paused at Pebbles to indulge in a 99, that was very pleasant. I carried on until I reached the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Station GAFIRS. By this point, I had to make a decision. My feet were beginning to ache. Knowing that if I returned home now, I still had about two miles to go, or if I carried on to finish the walk I wanted to do I would still have at least three to four miles to go.

I made the decision to go home. I’m glad I did so, I knew that by the time I got back I had made the right decision. For two reasons; I didn’t want another dreadful attempt at videoing, I would not have been looking forward to walking another mile or to.

This gives me a chance to prepare for a visit to Gilkicker. Possibly next weekend, or the weekend after. A bit of planning to do. I only include this to give you an example, of just how bads it is.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

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