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Open for business

In a previous blog I described a walk down Walcot Street, now known as Bath’s Artisan Quarter. Sadly, I have to report that on a New Year’s Day walk along the same street, we went further on past St Swithin’s along the London Road. We were heading for the Holburne Msueum (closed as a Bank… Read More Open for business

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And they all came home

Leonard, William, John, Herbert, Ernest, Reginald and father, Walter,  the Love family, butchers of Chippenham, all safe and sound. What a lovely conclusion to all the WW1 commemorations this year, an exhibition which celebrates those who came home safely, as well as recording those who died or were  injured. Chippenham Museum’s ‘Remembrance’ was a modest… Read More And they all came home

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All that glitters

Christmas Tree Festival at St John the Baptist Church, Devizes Well done to Wiltshire Museum for displaying ‘replicas’ of their famous Bush Barrow gold lozenge as their Xmas decoration theme. The musuem in Devizes holds the largest collection of Early Bronze Age gold ever put on display in England.           Thumbs… Read More All that glitters