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Life on the vine

Life on the vine

My visit to Hedger Valley of Harpford to meet Richard Hedger in early April is a real treat.  The vineyard is bathed in warm sunlight…
The Mighty Atom

The Mighty Atom

Despite her diminutive size, Marie Corelli reigned supreme in a male dominated world as the duenna of the soap opera, overly dramatic style of  feminine…
Mindlessness or Mindfulness?

Mindlessness or Mindfulness?

It’s estimated that we let our minds wander aimlessly for about 50% of our waking moments either ruminating about the past or projecting into the…
Cadhay Allotments

Cadhay Allotments

Spring can be an anxious time in the allotments waiting to ensure that our gardening expertise over the last twelve months has ensured that we…
Sunny with a risk of ants

Sunny with a risk of ants

This summer millions of ants will erupt from holes in the ground and take to the air. But what’s their mission? Are these just flights…
Seal Central

Seal Central

Around half of the world’s Atlantic grey seals live in UK waters and the coastline of the South West of England is one of the…
The Book of the Axe

The Book of the Axe

George Pulman, born in Axminster 200 years ago this year, can justly claim to be Devon’s finest local journalist and editor.  The newspaper he founded…
Life on the vine

Life on the vine

It’s been snowing, and I am hoping for some picturesque shots of snowy vines, but by the time I arrive at Pebblebed for a stroll…
Me, Him and Dementia

Me, Him and Dementia

You know that feeling, when something horrible happens to  a friend, and you think "Thank goodness it wasn't me!" - and then suddenly, it is?…
Trusham Church of St Michael

Trusham Church of St Michael

Generations mist around the little church crowning this hill-folded, combe-steeped parish of Trusham. Centuries upon centuries of ancestors have climbed the steep lanes to wed,…
Nightstop Devon

Nightstop Devon

Youth homelessness is on the increase with more young people sofa surfing in order to avoid having to sleep rough Julian House offers a service…
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