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A heart-warming date with animals

If you’re animal lovers, then a date to a rescue center has many advantages – fresh air, beautiful countryside, and loving animals who need a bit of TLC. 177 more words


Day 18, World Wonders

Beautiful scenery compels me to move. I love hiking and climbing — whether it’s a giant mountain or an intricate set of branches on an old tree, I love the challenge. 122 more words

Well well .....

While doing a bit of weeding  of my photographs and scans on my computer (64GB worth!) I came across a couple of wells, both very different in age and form. 476 more words


Corfe Castle | Dorset

I don’t know about you – but I love old ruins. They leave so much to the imagination. How tall the structures might have been, what it was like to live inside the great stone keep, what life must have been like for the peasants who traded goods on the old bailey. 95 more words


Object of the month - a strange sandwich bag

We have been a bit quiet lately on the blog, this has been due to an office move, after over twenty years in the same building! 230 more words


4. Nut Rocker

John was appointed head teacher of Swanage County Primary School in December 1963. The five years we spent in Swanage are my earliest memories, and what memories! 505 more words


Tunnel vision: a Corfe Castle Bypass, 1984

From 1984, a consultation on alternative options for a Corfe Castle Bypass. Five routes that would create catastrophic destruction to this chocolate box village (two of them blocking the subsequent extension of the heritage railway which is such an important part of the village’s tourism economy today) and/or drive massive scars through the chalk hills, leading to the obvious choice for local consultees: a prohibitively expensive tunnel. 22 more words