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One aspect of being the Nature Editor that I particularly enjoy is opening my emails
and reading about people’s thoughts and perspectives on the subject. Of late I have
enjoyed conversing with Linda Lucas Kenny who is very passionate about the New
Forest and this is reflected in her writing and photographs in Loving Nature in this

  The New Forest - What it means to me

                       By Linda Lucas Kenny

Why do people come to the New Forest? Maybe heart (inherited from my mother) I always

they’re drawn by the unique landscape, the    wanted to escape the city to feel the freedom

attraction of animals like the new forest ponies, and fresh air of the countryside. To that end in

highland cattle, donkeys, pigs and goats,     my early 40’s I bought an iconic VW Type 2

roaming freely. Or just simply the appeal is its campervan which gave me the freedom I

diverse wildlife and proximity to the coastline. needed. Almost every other weekend from

As a Londoner by birth but a country girl at  spring to autumn it would transport me to

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