Tag Archives: Sherborne

Steam and Waterwheel Centre

I am very biased I know but when we were growing up my Dad could do anything. He could mend, he could make, he would ensure things worked properly – he was a marvel. When it snowed he built my … Continue reading

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iPad photography workshop

I was keen to try one of Anne King’s courses and so I signed up for ‘iPad Photography and Other Stuff’ to be held at the Digby Hall in Sherborne. There were eight of us attending and Anne gave us … Continue reading

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Creative pruning, bees, birds, flowers and more….

At the end of March I read in my Sunday paper that in barely two weeks time there was to be a garden festival at Highgrove, the private country home in Gloucestershire of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall. … Continue reading

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Farewell to the HSBC Bank

In February 2016 the HSBC bank on the corner of Cheap Street and Long Street closed its doors for the final time. It is a sad sign of the changing times that we have lost a bank that has served … Continue reading

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Join me on a journey

I was thinking of starting a blog and just as I was coming to a decision on what sort of direction my proposed blog should take a newspaper article caught my eye and in it the writer was bemoaning the … Continue reading

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