12th November 12.30-2pm
Walk 1: To The Sea.
Meet at the visitor centre at 12.20pm for a quick pre-walk hello and introduction. We’ll follow the circular walking route before returning to the seated area near the visitor centre where we will sit for a drink and talk as a group. The kiosk is not always open so please bring a drink with you and dress for the weather.
Samphire Hoe is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Car parking on site is £1 for up to 2hrs.
Car: Samphire Hoe is off the Dover to Folkestone carriageway of the A20
Access Samphire Hoe through a traffic light controlled tunnel in the cliff.
Samphire Hoe postcode: CT17 9FL
Bus: 61 to Aycliffe, then on foot.
Reading 7th-12th November
This week’s reading looks closely at identity, belonging, and connection with the natural world as an act of healing, reclamation and self-love. Please consider the following question: How do you describe your relationship with natural world and do you feel represented in the movements protecting it?
Follow the links to the following texts in preparation for this walk:
At The Water’s Edge, an essay/life writing by Louisa Adjoa Parker.
From ‘swims’ (an extract), by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
I Belong Here, by Anita Sehti (Google Books preview prologue only pages 9-19):
Video: Interview with Anita Sehti.
(Watch from 8:24 to hear the author reading the prologue from her book, I Belong Here)