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Hawkstone Follies

As mentioned several times on this blog we usually go to the UK in the spring. Following last year’s jaunt to Dorset when we visited Bournemouth, Shaftesbury and Weymouth I was planning this year to take a closer look at … Continue reading

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Weymouth – A seaside town off-season

Maybe it is childhood memories that always include the unmistakable smell of the sea, but there is something about an off-season seaside town that I particularly enjoy. Nobody in the  UK goes to the seaside for the weather, nevertheless I … Continue reading

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Dorset Home of the Hovis Advert and Fashion

Every year Jim goes to the Pioneer Motor Cycle Run in Brighton while there he spends time doing all the things I hate, Sammy Miller Motor Bike Museum, Bovington Tank Museum, and I stay home with our girls. This year it … Continue reading

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More delights of Ironbridge

Turn-of-the-century industry is a theme among the attractions of Ironbridge Gorge and Coalbrookdale. We started our day at the Museum of the Gorge, which was opposite our hotel The Malthouse mentioned in an earlier blog. We began our journey here … Continue reading

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Blists Hill – A Blast from the Past

The Victorian town of Blists Hill was the first thing I remembered about the area from when we visited many years earlier, and I was, therefore, more than happy to revisit and find out about life as it was in … Continue reading

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