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November in Londonthorpe Woods

November is an interesting time to visit a woodland as it is still in a state of flux. There are bare trees as well as those with their autumn leaves still intact. 111 more words


Lichens at Londonthorpe Wood

I arrived early at the Woodland Trust‘s Londonthorpe Wood on Saturday morning – it was too breezy for photographs of most flora but these conveniently static lichens, attached to equally anchored trees, caught my eye. 114 more words


Lincoln Castle

A quick visit to Lincoln Castle today, after visiting family in nearby Grantham. 65 more words




Series 6 – Episode 5

WARNING: This summary contains some shocking scenes.

  • I’m not sure how much farming can be done with chopping boards, but then I guess I’m not the farmer.
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Grantham. The Quintessential English Town

One of my favorite moments in England was a visit to Grantham, a small town in Lincolnshire, halfway between Hull and London.

I arrived at an old-fashioned train station and immediately fell for the charm of the place. 539 more words

Study Abroad

In Defence of Grammar Schools

Last night, I read an article written by The Guardian about grammar schools and, more specifically, the secondary school that I attended: Kesteven and Grantham Girls School. 844 more words


Lest we Forget. Ninety years ago today, Margaret Thatcher was, tragically, born.

October 13th 1925


It is with sincere regret that we must announce the untimely birth of Margaret Hilda Roberts early this morning in her home town of Grantham. 837 more words