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Classic Rock - Q97

We would like to welcome the newest member of the Conatron family! Classic Rock Q97 in Somerset has joined us as a sponsor! Check them out and tune in! 21 more words

"They need not salute me yet"

Sydney Spencer, on leave in Weston-super-Mare, couldn’t quite take his (cadet) officer status seriously.

27 March 1915

I am down in North West Somerset on the sea coast…. 111 more words

Behind The Lines

Sunny days are nice, but cloudy days are interesting

Today’s title is an expression I use a lot. Sunny days are nice, the sunshine, the shadows, it makes you feel warm and happy.

I mention the clouds, because, at the… 147 more words


How Pigs Fly

‘If pigs could fly’ is of course the standard declaration of scepticism, however in my quest to document some of our local Somerset magical creatures, it has come to my attention that the little village of High Ham, a mere 3 miles from here as the pig flies, cannot have got its name for no reason. 258 more words



Immature Black-headed Gull, Heron’s Green, Chew Valley Lake, Somerset; 31 Dec 2011.

By not placing this inquisitive face centrally in the shot, it has arrived at a strong point in the composition (around the intersection of the left and upper thirds), and it also suggests the effect of the bird peering around a corner, or perhaps looking in through a window at us. 43 more words