Scott George also has a large garden with many animals as well as stone features. Here one of his herd of goats takes a good look at the visitors from a rather unusual viewpoint. Meanwhile the goats are not to be seen taking advantage of the goat shelter. No doubt they love it in the winter. Next one on the 16th to see a gargoyle, a hen and nearly a herring bone.
A minor road known as Sandy Lane leaves Corfe Castle just north of the railway bridge. It climbs quite steeply then runs ESE towards Swanage, quite high up on the southern flank of the ridge. Approaching Woolgarston on this road I... more
Dry stone walls are built without mortar, using techniques that are almost as old as humankind. Basically, you stack stones together, shimming and packing them to balance their weight and position. Although that sounds simple -- and in many ways it is -- building dry stone walls is not without challenges.