Category: Cultural

My Autobiography Is Published!

I’m proud to announce the publication today of my long awaited autobiography, ‘Monty Larkin – A Rural Biography.’  It includes such topics as: family background,

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Lock-Down Notes.

Having returned home to St.Leonards at the beginning of the week, I noticed immediately upon stepping out out of my car, the quietness!  In particular,

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Cuckmere Estuary

There has been a lot of disquiet in recent weeks about flooding in the Cuckmere valley and also the build-up of shingle within the river

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Beautiful June 1st!

Saturday June 1st and what a stunning start to the month – perhaps it will turn out to be a proverbial ‘flaming June?’  During the

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Salt Marshes – Our Unsung Landscapes

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/19/plantwatch-salt-marshes-are-the-unsung-heroes-saving-our-coastlines Salt marshes are the unsung heroes saving our coastlines Paul Simons, The Guardian, Tue 19 Feb 2019. Salt marshes are not glamorous – muddy

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Steam Powered!

Just spent a wet and breezy few minutes down at St.Leonards Warrior Square station to watch the steam loco ‘Union Of South Africa’ be hauled

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Black Friday Bewitchment.

#BlackFriday – a day to promote mass consumerism and acquire unnecessary possessions. If you want to contribute towards a habitable planet for future generations of

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WW1 and the Toll on Horses

At this time of Remembrance, spare a long thought for the 8 million horses, donkeys and mules that didn’t volunteer for fighting, and died…  Many

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