Looking through some Yorkshire directories on a genealogy hunt last night I found two wonderful, if rather niche, job categories – Strickle Makers and Scribbling and Fulling Millers. It set me off, not least as I think my last job … Continue reading →
A tad optimistic, perhaps, as I’m sure winter has more to surprise us with, but spring has been advancing of late. A few phone snaps from a couple of meanders in the last few days, at Worcester Woods and my … Continue reading →
The farm is the headquarters of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. These are a few phone snaps from a wander round the farm on the cusp between winter and spring.
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After a mundane shopping trip today it was a pleasure to detour via the HQ of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust at Hindlip on the way home and spend some time just enjoying the garden and surrounding reserve area. The cowslip … Continue reading →
I wrote about this place earlier in the year, and eventually got around to doing a slideshow. Sign of age, repeating myself, I guess, but it bears a re-visit! Enjoy a quiet meander through this local gem…
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We attended a concert this afternoon in the charming setting of the Bournville Friends’ Meeting House. The model village of Bournville is on old stamping grounds for my husband, but I’d not actually been into the Meeting House before, so that was an added … Continue reading →
On such a pleasant, warm day it’s hard to credit that the summer is officially over but the first signs of autumn were there to see at Lower Smite Farm (HQ of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust) today. I didn’t have the … Continue reading →
Earlier this week David Holden led a fascinating guided tour round the Sacred Heart church as part of the DAN Arts Week in Droitwich. He talked about the story of the church and its wonderful Venetian glass mosaics, which include as … Continue reading →