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The Hawson Cross

Last week, I was down in Devon to attend the Past in its Place conference at Buckfast Abbey. On the first morning, following a long (way too long) day of travelling down to Devon from North Wales, I went out for a drive early before breakfast to seek out a few sites of historical signficance. 211 more words

Places And Landscapes

Solvitur ambulando*

This is the article which has just been published in the annual magazine produced by my school for its old girls (‘seniors), The Benenden Senior… 967 more words


Springing Forward and Coast Update.

Hello everyone!

OK, apologies first…

It’s been nearly a month since I last posted on the blog; that old problem of life just getting in the way of everything again I’m afraid! 485 more words

4 - 4 Months of Summer

4 – 4 months of Summer.

So I have had my 3 weeks off for Easter and now I am back into the full swing of University life. 512 more words

Fifty-year milestones

Today, 24 April 2015, marks two fiftieth anniversaries.  On 24 April 1965, while the Pennine Way was being opened on Malham Moor, attended by Fred Willey, Minister of Land and Natural Resources, I (oblivious of this event) was heading to Hillbridge Farm on western Dartmoor for the first of many riding holidays there. 554 more words


Folklore Fridays: Sunday 21st October 1638

This comic was created for the Past in its Place workshop, held at Buckfast Abbey 17th-18th April 2015.

Many thanks to conference organiser – Philip Schwyzer… 52 more words