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Scrutiny tells the real results

So I was asked to speak on ABC South West the other day about the play of the real estate market in this region. REIWA had come out and said that the median price for the South West was $400,000 and the market had declined over the past 12 months. 228 more words


Capturing History Challenge – Week 7

Still holding at five great sites for you this week, we first make the long trip to the southern hemisphere an to New Zeland. And to the town of Napier wich was destroyed in an earthquake in 1931. 653 more words


A Walk from Le Relecq - France Day 12

The day dawned grey and damp but I didn’t mind – I wanted to walk! So, guided by Wendy Mewes‘ excellent book and map in hand we set from… 246 more words


A Somerset Autumn

Glorious Autumn….One of the many things I love about living in this part of Somerset, is that our countryside has apple trees in abundance. Many are grown for cider making, which this region is famed for. 153 more words

Slice Of Life

Tudor Connections at Peterborough Cathedral - The Reformation

The Nave of Peterborough Cathedral, looking East

Background to the Reformation

The Reformation was a time of huge political and religious upheaval in 16th Century England. 679 more words

Henry VIII

Irish hospitality and legacy

Mary our hostess at Glen House, Youghal is the salt of the Irish earth. Still going strong at 75 years she maintains her B&B to keep her busy and to meet new people. 427 more words



A figure that meets you at Jervaulx Abbey in the Yorkshire Dales. Jervaulx is a very tranquil place to just sit and reflect, on this visit there was just me and a gardener on site. 26 more words