Not a sign you see every day. We were in Brighton yesterday and this was propped in the door of a shop. I wonder how many Wild Mushroom workshops there are nationally?
Maldon may have lost a beautiful tree but a view of St. Peter’s has been opened up that won’t have been seen for over 100 years.
They’re cutting down the old holm oak in St. Peter’s churchyard, Maldon. The base of the trunk has a fungal infection that has weakened it and it is in danger of falling down. It has stood in front of the Thomas Plume library for about 150 years and has become an imposing presence in the […]
I previously wrote about the Thames Sailing Barge, British Empire and the rapid decline of a once handsome and rugged workhorse. The article was picked up by The Barge Blog, who kindly included a link to my story and it seemed to generate some interest. I recently came across some information about Thames Barges on my local history […]
Reading a book is always an inspiring thing to do. I find inspiration in the language used, the crafting of each sentence, and the ideas behind the story. I find myself savouring little nuances of language that can convey so much and admiring the plotting that carries the story forward. It is not at all distracting […]