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Past meets Present

I have been having such fun with #MarchSquares that I nearly forgot I needed to prepare a #PastmeetsPresent post for today. Fortunately inspiration struck as I scrolled through my archives – one of the most evocative castles in southern England – … 278 more words

Days Out In England

Pub Story

I had to go back to England recently. Wife Julie came with me for two weeks and our children Kate and Joe also came over for a quick four day stay. 409 more words

Random Musings

Corfe Castle

Line drawing of Corfe Castle, Dorset, from West Hill.

It was a freezing day so I kept my gloves on as I drew this, standing in a partially sheltered spot. 53 more words

Christian Gray

One of Ari’s 8x great-grandmothers was called Christian Gray. She was born in 1702 in Corfe Castle, Dorset, and baptised there on 17 May.

The baptism record shows her parents as Samuel Grey (a labourer) and Margaret. 125 more words

Corfe Castle

Driving down to Swanage you suddenly come across the impressive ruins of Corfe Castle which dominate the route. There is no better place to build a castle. 62 more words

Places To Visit

Corfe Castle in Dorset

Early morning mist shrouds the landscape around Corfe Castle in Dorset,