|BBC News report on the 'South Downs Song Project'|
Indeed he contributed to it:
They sell good beer at Haslemere
And under Guildford Hill.
At Little Cowfold, as I've been told,
A beggar may drink his fill:
There is a good brew in Amberley too,
And by the bridge also;
But the swipes they take in at Washington Inn
Is the very best beer I know, the very best beer I know.
With my here it goes, there it goes,
All the fun's before us;
The tipple's aboard and the night is young,
The door's ajar and the barrel is sprung,
I am singing the best song ever was sung
And it has a rousing chorus.
And if you feel like singing it:
Anyhow, full marks to Chris and all that he does to promote Belloc and protect the wonderful South Downs, so beloved by the great man, from unsympathetic development.