This is the first published
Electronic Newspaper for
Shoreham-by-Sea and the
Adur Valley & District, West Sussex, England
16 September 2001: Volume 3 Issue 30
Information Booth at Widewater Lagoon will be
officially opened at 10:30 am. It contains a picture display and
information by Ray Hamblett and
Lagoon page (by Ray Hamblett)
Downs National Park : Proposed Area
on the URL for the complete map
Sussex County Council announce most paths are now open, unless they are
inhabited or used by farm livestock, or farm animals are nearby.
path from Old Shoreham is officially
send any comments to: Andy Horton
great of commotion greeted my presence in a private wild field (TQ
209 068) near
Shoreham Waterworks, but I was still surprised when a young
Roe Deer, Capreolus capreolus, suddenly jumped out of some dead
undergrowth just over a metre high and veered towards me passing just three
metres away before running off rapidly towards the road. It stopped at
camera distance for a telephoto lens (but the close-up lens was attached)
and looked over its left shoulder like a doe. A few minutes later I saw
a pair of deer looking like a parent and youngster in the distance in a
field under Mill Hill.
is quite common in this area which is a refuge from the normal human passage,
although it is less than 50 metres from the main Steyning road. From the
deep stream Moorhens
a lot of noise as they skitter into the reeds. Mallards ascend almost vertically
and a Grey Heron circled but did not land.
entrance to this field is covered in with a large array of Fleabane,
dysenterica, a yellow flower particularly attractive to butterflies.
And on this day with the sun occasionally breaching the clouds, there were
at least a couple of the colourful Small
Tortoiseshell Butterflies fluttering between
the flowers, rarely remaining still long enough for a photograph.
being next to a deep stream, almost stationary as it weaved its way through
the flood plain, there were relatively few dragonflies, only one on the
day, with a bright red abdomen, and probably a Common
Darter, Sympetrum striolatum.
were still Red Admiral and
both species of White Butterfly
Dragonfly Society Species Checklist
first signs of autumn are apparent as birds in the Adur
valley are on the move.
Gulls will increase in numbers on the
and mud flats at low tide. They numbered about 25 seen at one time in mid-August.
the blackberries are removed from the bramble bushes and the sycamore seed
capsules gyrospin in the wind, the last few butterflies flutter around
included a Comma
seen by Jan Hamblett in their Lancing
garden (TQ 185 045) with two Painted Ladies.
Wood Butterflies are still at Shermanbury,
seen by Allen Pollard.
that is attracted to lights at this time of the year has caterpillar that
feeds on the Hawthorn.
Nature & History - August 2001 Newsletter
Ring Photographic Gallery for July
& quarante degrés ciel bruslera,
approucher de la grand cité neufue,
grand flamme esparse
on voudra des normans faire preuve.
forty-five degrees the sky will burn,
to approach the great new city:
an instant a great scattered flame will leap up,
one will want to demand proof of the Normans.
to Michel Nostradamus
probably written by somebody else)
and music by Bob Dylan
"Love and Theft"
step of the way
walk the line
days are numbered, so are mine
is piling up
struggle and we scrape
boxed in, nowhere to escape
city's just a jungle
games to play
trapped in the heart of it
to get away
raised in the country
working in the town
been in trouble since I
my suitcase down
got nothing for you
had nothing before
even have anything
full of fire
the rain is pouring down
nothing you can sell me
see you around
my powers of expression
thoughts so sublime
never do you justice
one thing I did wrong
in Mississippi a day too long
devil's in the alley,
mule kickin' in the stall
anything you wanna, I have heard it all
was thinking about
things that she said
was dreaming I was sleeping in your bed
through the leaves,
from the trees
like a stranger nobody sees
many things we never will undo
know you're sorry, I'm sorry too
people will offer you their hand
night I knew you, tonight I don't
need something strong to distract my mind
gonna look at you 'til my eyes go blind
I got here,
the southern star
crossed that river
to be where you are
one thing I did wrong
in Mississippi a day too long
my ship's been split to splinters;
drowning in the poison,
no future, got no past
my heart is not weary,
light and free
got nothing but affection
those who have sailed with me
they ain't already there
got to move somewhere
with me baby, anyhow,
should start to get interesting
clothes are wet, tight on my skin
as tight as the corner
I painted myself in
know that fortune is waiting to be kind
give me your hand and say you'll be mine
emptiness is endless, cold as the clay
can always come back,
you can't come back all the way
one thing I did wrong
in Mississippi a day too long.
350 years ago on 3
September 1651, the Battle of Worcester took place.
King Charles II ws on
the run before finally escaping from near
Shoreham on 15 October 1651.
Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1649 to 1685 (dates correction).
II was crowned King of Scotland before the Battle of Worcester, so he was
technically a king, though his English Coronation had to wait until 23
May 1661. All the regalia used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626 had
been destroyed after his execution when Cromwell ordered that it be "totally
broken, and that they melt down all the gold and silver, and sell the jewels
to the best advantage of the Commonwealth." Only three swords and the Coronation
spoon now survive from the pre-1660 regalia.
Lane did not acquire the title of Lady until she married Sir Clement
who died in 1683. She continued to receive her annual pension of
for helping in Charles's excape, though on Lady Day 1685 it was £750
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theology that deals with the four last things (death, judgement, heaven,
and hell) and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind; a doctrine
or belief about the second coming or the kingdom of God.
realized eschatology: see
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adv. in relation to eschatology E20. eschatologist n. L19. eschatologize
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in sense 1) C-. LME. [In early use f. med.L cruciata, f. L cruc-, crux
cross; later (16) partly f. Fr. croisade alt. of croisee (f. crois CROSS
n.) by assim. to Sp., partly f. Sp. cruzada (f. cruz CROSS n.): see -ADE,
-ADO.] 1 A war or expedition instigated by the Church for alleged religious
ends; spec. (Hist.) any of several Christian military expeditions made
in the 11th, 12th, and 13th cents. to recover Jerusalem and the Holy Land
from the Muslims (freq. in pl.). LME. 2 A papal bull authorizing
a crusade. LME-L18. 3 Hist. In the Spanish kingdoms, a levy of money, originally
intended to finance expeditions against the Moors, afterwards diverted
to other purposes. L16. 4 The symbol of the cross, the badge worn
by crusaders. E17-E18. 5 A vigorous movement or enterprise against poverty
or a similar social evil; a personal campaign undertaken for a particular
1 R. W. EMERSON The power
of the religious sentimentinspired the crusades. 5 P. MORTIMER God and
my grandfather headed the crusade for compulsory education in Melksham.
| kdastr()l | a. M19. [Fr., f. as next + -AL1.] Of or according to
a cadastre; having reference to the extent, value, and ownership of land,
spec. for taxation; loosely, showing the extent and measurement of every
plot of land.
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1 Reformation, improvement. LME-L17. 2 (An) improvement by alteration and
correction; esp. (an) alteration of a text where it is presumed to be corrupt.
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