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Eweleaze Farm: Camping in England

For my 29th birthday Ben and I went camping and it was the best!

We camped at a beautiful site just outside of Weymouth, Eweleaze Farm… 697 more words

Travel

Murder most Dark Age

This week is the birthday of the most famous crime writer in the world – Agatha Christie. Like many millions of others, I have loved her books and tried, usually in vain, to solve the crimes before Hercule Poirot! 632 more words

History

England's First Queen, the Original Wicked Stepmother

After writing an article about Edward the Martyr the other week, I thought it only fair to take a look at the other side of the story and write about… 1,449 more words

English History

The Short Life and Sad Death of Edward the Martyr

Poor Edward the Martyr is one of the great ‘what ifs’ of Medieval history. It’s not that he was anything special in the kingly department, it’s simply that he didn’t get the chance to be – or to not be – any kind of king. 1,484 more words

English History

10 Gems of Britain

There are loads of different tourist attractions across England, but some you may not have realized are there… 670 more words

Homes fit for a king (or queen): one slighted, the other opulent . . .

Corfe Castle, standing on a conical hill in gap in the chalk Purbeck Hills, commands a stunning view north over the rolling hills of Dorset, and guards access to the Isle of Purbeck to the south. 648 more words

Out And About

Hen Harrier Day Presents............. A Cautionary Tale.

I joined a crowd of 255 people yesterday morning at RSPB Arne. Together we walked at a slow pace, no one particularly knowing anyone. Despite this I felt an immediate sense of solidarity as we set off from the car park, quietly treading the heather path to Coombe Heath. 651 more words