Tag Archives: Sherborne School

Wildflowers and Birdsong

A copy of Mr Oliver Holt’s talk, ‘On first coming to Sherborne’ given to the Sherborne Historical Society in 1983 and later reproduced in print, has just arrived by post. Outside, in this corner of South Wales the ground is … Continue reading

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A pair of Lorgnettes with a story to tell

 I am a very firm believer in the power of an inanimate object’s ability to bring with it a story from the past. Now take this wonderful pair of lorgnettes – I wish you could hold the faded green leather … Continue reading

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