I’m told that when you hear a new word the only way to add it to your vocabulary is to start using it.
It could be that my education was lacking, but then again perhaps I didn’t pay much attention when I was at school.
In this picture my bike is next to “Toby’s Stone”, which is over 731 feet above sea level.
The summit of Bignor Hill is just a few yards further on. I know that “Zenith” means “high point”, but in Simon Sebag Montefiore’s book on Jersualem he kept referring to “Apogee”.
The Oxford Dictionary defines the word’s meaning as;
The highest point in the development of something; a climax or culmination.
In truth “Toby’s Stone is 6ft short of the apogee.
The stone is a memorial to a gent involved in the local “hunt”, and it was designed to help horsemen re-mount their steeds.