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The New Forest, for me, is the epitome of natural beauty and freedom, with ponies grazing freely upon its idyllic and picturesque heathland contrasted with beautiful forestry and woodlands. Oh, to retire there!

Amazing how we often forget special times spent together and all the happy moments we’ve experienced whilst on holiday once we return to the hustle and bustle of everyday life back home.

These photographs, hold within their corners, precious memories of a wonderful family holiday and I am so thankful that I rediscovered them this evening. They brought an instant smile to my face and joy to my heart. I could feel the warmth of the sun on my face and hear the children’s laughter on the rope swing and the splashes of the beautiful clear water as they chased each other across the stream. Got to be one of the best things that has happened today.

Grateful for the love of family and the power of rediscovery.

‘Till Next Time



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