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Where the Wild Things Are

The prevalent trend in books, at least on these battered old islands, seems to be for the overnight discovery. It’s a tempting myth for journalists to find some literary Kaspar Hauser out of nowhere (despite the fact there are no nowheres) and display his or her talents before the court. 179 more words

A Jurassic experience

Only a couple of miles from the Jurassic Coast, but here were giant ferns, a tree canopy that excluded the light and a stony track leading deeper and deeper into woodland. 233 more words

West Dorset

Purple Haze

Ask those that know Exmoor – England’s smallest National Park – to conjure up just one image of it and you would get a number of different answers.  433 more words


Different day, different heath

Sunday 10th August 2014

Sunday means another afternoon walk for me. Today we went to Canford Heath.

The heather and the gorse were looking particularly lovely. 129 more words


The colours are coming

The colours are coming and it is all starting to look a little bit Autumnal. :)


A Short Clifftop Walk

Strolling along the Southwest Coast Path from Westward Ho!, I wasn’t sure whether it was going to rain or not.

Neither were the cows, for some were standing up and others lying down. 80 more words


ANOTHER BALLYMALOE RECIPE - Pickled Cucumbers (Reposted)

8-7-14:  For whatever reason, this is my second most popular post.  I think it’s because so many people search on Ballymaloe House and the cooking school.   1,020 more words