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  • Each time a cart wheel, hoof or boot goes by, it erodes the earth floor of the holloway a shade deeper, then the rains come and carry the dirt surface away downhill particle by particle, year by year, until it is six or fifteen or twenty feet deep.

    Wildwood

  • Our track threads its way along the humped back of a hill in a deeply grooved holloway that might be thousands of years old.

    Wildwood

  • Following a steep-sided holloway veined with the exposed roots of beech, holly, hazel, chestnut, maple, ash and oak, we drink from the woodland springs.

    Wildwood

  • We stand and watch its few muted lights twinkling weakly in the cold night, eat the last of our chocolate, then plunge downhill and skid down a steep, muddy holloway tunnelling through tall hedges of hazel and wild plum.

    Wildwood

  • The undulating holloway, which has itself sunk through the steady erosion of cartwheels and hooves up to fifteen feet beneath the hillside, translates you from the present into an earlier era when John Nash carved out his woodcuts in English boxwood at the kitchen table under a single lamp-bulb and cultivated the half-wild garden.

    Wildwood

  • We were now in the walnut forest on a dusty holloway that wound for a dozen miles along the steep sides of gorges high above streams or rivers below.

    Wildwood

  • Heartened to find that a track marked on our map actually exists, we trudge uphill out of Bereska along a muddy holloway on the droving road that leads through old beech woods towards Baligrod.

    Wildwood

  • Riders with bulging panniers of walnuts passed us on the holloway that plunged downhill and slowed their horses to converse with us as they went.

    Wildwood

  • In the Coxbury and Wyegate Lane above the river at Lower Redbrook, George, Sue and I tramped uphill along a deep holloway scoured out by winter floods dashing down in torrents, washing away the earth year after year from the smooth limestone boulders.

    Wildwood

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