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Friends of the Museum and their Projects

For many years the Friends of the Somerset Rural Life Museum have supported the museum and have been involved with projects.

During the redevelopment the Friends are continuing to work on various projects at the home of one of the Friends’ committee members, Louise Clapp, who has very kindly offered them a space to work in. 199 more words

Rural Life

Dismantled railway line turned into great bridleway near March

In my introductory blog posted on the 18th July 2014, I mentioned a favourite ride on the old railway line that was taking out and transformed into a fabulous and popular public right of way. 565 more words


Tourism and National Identity in Scotland

Last month we published Kalyan Bhandari’s book Tourism and National Identity. Here Kalyan gives us some background to the book.

It is imperative that I explain the background that has shaped this study and the reason for this book. 451 more words



Sie stehen in einem Kreis im dunklen Raum, drehen an leuchtenden Knöpfen. Nicken mit den Köpfen. Lauschen in einen Kopfhörer, lächeln mit einem Mundwinkel. Das Zusammenspiel funktioniert. 159 more words


It has been nearly 15 years since I’ve taken to the water to go cod jigging. The last time was with my father, before he passed away. 259 more words


Imperial Opatija

Less than a half hour drive from Rijeka lays Opatija, a popular Croatian summer resort with great historic and touristic heritage.

Its modern history began in the middle of the 19th century, when a rich merchant from Rijeka, Iginio Scarpa, built Villa Angiolina, a summerhouse named after his deceased wife. 548 more words


NZIFF @ Auckland Civic Theatre

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is here and almost gone. I tend to get really excited about film festivals and I guess so do many Kiwis because there are no free screenings unlike in Singapore. 232 more words