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Spring walk

On a walk around Steeple Ashton, snowdrops were appearing everywhere, a sure sign that spring is round the corner. I love looking at the interesting buildings in this ancient village with its wool trade past. Down a back lane I came across Cruck Cottage. I was interested in finding out more but it was undergoing… Read More Spring walk

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Record time

From Lascaux’s prehistoric cave paintings to illuminated manuscripts on vellum to 25 million books in the British Library, we have the records of so many minds with thoughts and feelings marked out in words, shapes and images for personal or for public viewing. I visited the Royal Voluntary Service Archive and Heritage Collection in Devizes… Read More Record time

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Winter wonderland

Silence.  A white winter wonderland.  Schools are closed. Chance to take out the sledge, make a snowman. No one driving their cars. No recycling collection today. No post or deliveries. Just a few dog walkers. One little dog in a pink woolly jacket.  Footprints disappear as the snow continues to fall. Silence. A comfort blanket… Read More Winter wonderland

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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