Butterflies, Flowers and Figsbury Ring

A couple of weekends ago I was staying in a cottage on top of a chalk downland hill in Wiltshire. The views are stupendous. Look south on a clear day and you can see the Isle of Wight. I love the wealth of Ancient History here. Wiltshire is criss-crossed by a number of ancient, PrehistoricĀ roads, the most famous being the Ridgeway, on the north side of Salisbury Plain.

The Ridgeway with barley growing on the far side. This ancient road isĀ much wider than a footpath Continue reading Butterflies, Flowers and Figsbury Ring

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