Category Archives: People

The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast

Take a few minutes to enjoy listening to The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast Podcast here

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In Memoriam

Last year we came back up the coast of northern France with a few hours to spare before the dash for Eurotunnel and stopped off at the British military cemetery at Terlincthun. We have visited these on occasion and paid our … Continue reading

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Paris Snapshots

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A happy occasion

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Just a few of the photos from Ava’s christening day on Sunday, a lovely family occasion at St Nicolas’ church in King’s Norton.

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What a difference a year makes!

Hard to credit the great-granddaughter is a year old! A very happy chocolatey birthday party was had, as you can see!

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Can’t tell my ash from my elder…

I always think there’s a bit of an irony in the volunteer work that I do for the local Wildlife Trust and the Biological Records Centre. I am surrounded by people with great expertise, sometimes in very specialised fields, sometimes … Continue reading

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Little Star…

Well, those eyes are certainly twinkling! The GGD. (See Welcome for explanation of coy abbreviation….). Wouldn’t you kill for those eyelashes? Taken in a local pub. We take our GGP responsibilities seriously… Lunch outing rather than a beer tasting, honest! … Continue reading

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A bit of time travel…

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Oops. It’s ages since I posted; thought I’d pop up a few pictures from a (fairly) recent event at Avoncroft we went to with a couple of visiting friends. The museum is always a pleasant place to meander around, and additionally … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Oops, haven’t got to grips with this – thought I’d published this days ago! So – a belated welcome to great-granddaughter Ava, with congratulations to proud parents George and Dan.

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End of an era

This is a strange confession, but I have been a closet Appalachian clogging groupie for over 18 years. I am one no longer, it seems…. Our friend Yvonne has danced with the Bromsgrove-based group One Step Beyond for those many … Continue reading

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