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The air was like champagne

Rawal Pindi Club, Rawalpindi
April 21 1915

My dear old Elsie

Just a line this mail to thank you very much old thing for your last Letter and the papers. 331 more words


From can't to can

I am not one to write about my achievements, least of all my sporting ones. I can’t stand the flurry of gym-based, guilt-making, egoistic posts people vomit onto Facebook declaring their efforts and I re-posted a status once that said “Unless you fell off the treadmill and fell flat on your face today, I don’t care how far you ran”. 644 more words

Life In The Southwest

Rogue trader victim: “It was almost as if I had been hypnotised by him''

The insidiousness of rogue traders and their ability to convince their victims to part with large sums of money has been highlighted again by two recent cases that have come to light in North Somerset. 199 more words


Early morning mist, Tealham Moor, south of Wedmore; 8 Apr 2015.

The old and the new.  A smart new vehicle coming south down the tarmac of Jack’s Drove at a good pace and, next to it,  the water-filled ditch (rhyne) which has been here for a century or two, well back into the times when the only vehicles along here were horse drawn. 85 more words


Brain stuffed up with learning

5th. Somerset LI., Rawalpindi
April 14th. 1915

My dear old Elsie

I’m afraid I’ve no time to write you a long letter this mail but I’ll send you a few snap shots instead which I hope you’ll like and I will write on the back what they are. 155 more words


A stunning view of Crewkerne, from the top of the church

So, this weekend, I had the chance to go to the top of the church in Crewkerne. The church is actually tucked away in the town and easy to miss. 129 more words


Close To Home

In the afternoon sun, we stood observing each other – Somerset.