A cherry-ripe landscape – Country diary, 2 July 1970

2 July 1970 The view from this stretch of the Medway is one of orchard, hop field and woodland punctuated by spires and towers of churchesKENT: Two young men in a canoe swept by with an easy ripple of oars and I envied them their energetic freedom as I struggled through head-high nettles along the tow-path from Nettlestead. I envied them even more when I met them a few miles downstream as they brought their sturdy little craft to the bank and unloaded tent, tins and stove just as the evening was settling down to a cool calm. Theirs was… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/29/country-diary-a-cherry-ripe-landscape-medway-kent-1970

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