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17 days to go - boundary problems

The election count in North Norfolk will be demanding. It is a constituency of villages with a few small towns; there are no fewer than 123 separate polling stations. 460 more words

The End of the 117. 

For today’s motorcycle jaunt I decided to ride the 117. Guess where it ends?


Stockton Bury Gardens - A New Season

Yesterday I made my first visit of the year to Stockton Bury Gardens near Leominster in Herefordshire.  Stockton Bury is one of my favourite gardens.  I know there are some who are sniffy about its design and say its “ones of those plantsmen’s gardens” etc etc but I love it.  684 more words

Visiting Gardens

Trains, Museums & Summer

No, not a post about trainspotting….

Since the heady wassail season, we’ve conducted our annual hibernation, which ended on Saturday with an impromptu train trip to dance in Ludlow and Shrewsbury. 139 more words


Joseph Deugard (~1755-1844)

Joseph, my fourth great grandfather, is proving a tricky character to track down. As of yet I’ve been unable to find any information pre-dating his 1790 marriage to Frances Frost. 282 more words