Estovers

Posted by @ 4:03 pm on Tuesday 13th May, 2008.
Categories: Great Escapes, Pics

In the true spirit of recycling, I had an afternoon at the local common exercising the old right of estovers (the right to take sufficient wood for the commoner's house or agriculture; usually limited to smaller trees and fallen branches). OK, I've probably stretched my rights a bit far, as I've used the wood for edging the lawn, but at least I've used a carbon-neutral resource and done a little bit more to save the planet.

While I was there, I took a few pics of the woods and the seasonal flora. Click here for to open a slideshow in a new window.

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “Estovers”

  1. I'm minded of an episode of "The Good Life" which had the same common rights.

  2. Scott says:

    Estovers, eh? Honestly - all those rights you've got that we don't have north of the border, and you still moan about not being allowed to wild camp!

    :twisted:

  3. BG! says:

    Sorry, Scott, I didn't intend to stir up any stick-related animosity between our fine nations, but it's obvious now why you lot are so crap at Pooh-sticks, marshmallow-toasting and, of course, Kendo.

    :mrgreen:

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