Coombe Wood, Croydon

Coombe Wood © Stewart Weir 2012
Coombe Wood © Stewart Weir 2012

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.  But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.  ~Henry David Thoreau