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Adventures under tarp

Tuesday 19th- Saturday 23rd August 2014- Watermouth (again)

Me, Kate Force One, Magic Dave, Mother-of-Two (+Slide +Two) and the Faringdon Archaeologists (x4).

We find ourselves staying at Watermouth again (see Freedom), this time for the annual camping trip*. 368 more words

11 August 2014 - update

Here are the latest photos of progress at Ilfracombe Swimming Pool.

The pool boom has now been constructed, with new drainage channels having been prepared to support the new outlet pipes. 172 more words

A week of activity for North Devon

Just picking up on something I mentioned in my blog a couple of weeks ago – last week (Wednesday 30 July) North Devon Council’s Planning Committee held a special meeting at the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. 641 more words



This weekend we travel-surfed to Lundy after a conversation with an Icelandic scholar who was an expert in the Orkneyinga Saga.

While working together on a whale research boat, she mentioned Wales and the island of Lundy was referenced in a 12th century Icelandic manuscript documenting the battles and political intrigues of the time. 387 more words

Walking the Towns of Australia: Charleville to Ilfracombe

Hello dear friends

Days Nine and Ten of our Outback Adventure

Thank you to all those who have sent me messages as they follow our travels on my blog or on my Facebook page. 794 more words


In pictures: a brief introduction to the best of seafront heritage

The seafront is the bit of the seaside that everyone remembers – beach huts, amusements, hotels and boarding houses, gardens, sea walls, car parks and piers – but it is currently faced with numerous threats from development as well as exposure to the elements. 867 more words