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Ilfracombe is a small town just outside of Longreach. Reviews on TripAdvisor and Wikicamps were favourable for the Ilfracombe camp site and I’m glad we decided to stay there.

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Road Trip

The myth of the 'writer's retreat'

I wrote this post a while ago, but it seems appropriate to publish now given that, at this very moment, I am meant to be in Milan eating gelato and relaxing by Lake Como. 757 more words


'British moths', 'Old wedding cake'. An unusual museum taxonomy.

In the nineteenth century, natural history was an increasingly popular pursuit. As our sister project Constructing Scientific Communities is exploring, the 1800s saw the growth of several specialist organisations and periodicals devoted to the field. 373 more words

News & Blog

South West Coast Path Day 4

Ilfracombe to Braunton – 42,000 steps

Breakfast is an egg and tomato roll, instant coffee and a custard tart. I eat it on a wooden bench beneath Ilfracombe’s singular war memorial. 857 more words


The Red Carpet!

Hi Fiends

Well, what can I say! A Fantastic week my film launch at Elstree, it was amazing and so many of my lovely fiends came.  274 more words

National Park to Holiday Park - South West Coast Path Day 3

Hunter’s Inn to Ilfracombe (36,000 steps)

My calf muscles feel like they have had tractor tires parked on them overnight. But I eat breakfast and take ibuprofen. 853 more words