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Archives for August 2014

In July an academic gentleman from across the pond spent the week in the cottage. I really enjoyed corresponding with him before his arrival, answering questions, researching and helping him to plan so that he could make the very most of his short stay in the area. He is a frequent visitor to England and… Continue Reading →

This week it was announced that the National Trust have bought Hambledon Hill near Shaftesbury to safeguard thousands of years of history. Hambledon is an Iron Age hill fort which stands next to Child Okeford in the Blackmore Vale. The massive earthwork defences were built over 2000 years ago on one of the most significant… Continue Reading →

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