Thursday, 2 April 2015
All downhill from here: a rant.
Having walked in the Chiltern Hills
And up and down Ivinghoe Beacon,
It strikes me as a very silly thing indeed
That going downhill is reckoned
At all undesirable.
Photo Chris Reynolds.
Word To Use Today: Chilterns. This name was first mentioned in 1233 with reference to the three Chiltern hundreds (hundreds were government districts). Or, as they said at the time iij. hundredarum de Cyltr.