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And now for something completely different…

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Well, here we are back in the house after two and half years of travel. But don’t worry, we aren’t intending on taking root. This is merely a hiatus. Anyway, it was nice to get such a lovely sunset on our first evening back. That distracted us from the mud. We’ve obviously become soft in the interim, what with hardstanding… Read more »

10 Parishes Festival Guide Done!

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At last the guide is complete, signed off and sent to the printers. It should be back in physical form by the end of the month. This is the fourth one of these that I’ve produced, and its always a bit of a long slog, from when we start preparations in December, through registrations for all the events which happens… Read more »

The Wivey Way, A 20 Mile Circular Walk Around Wiveliscombe, Somerset

Our big day for a big walk, The Wivey Way, a 20 mile circular walk around the Somerset town of Wiveliscombe. Wivey has been our home for the last 14 years, and we are now, albeit temporarily, leaving it for a life on the road. Travel and adventure on a slightly larger scale. And what a fitting way of saying goodbye to Wivey but to take the opportunity to view it from every angle. We were blessed with great weather, not too hot, and as luck would have it, our fellow walkers homes were alongside the route so suitable pitstops were easily at hand.

Walking Into Wiveliscombe

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Sunday saw the first of the new Wivey Town Markets, inspired in part by the successful 10 Parishes Festival Street Markets held in September. If things go to plan, this should give Wivey a quarterly market throughout the year. Whilst I have some connection to the Festival Markets, I don’t with these Town Markets. We decided to walk down from… Read more »

New Perspectives on Places We Know

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It’s funny how small changes can alter the way you see things that you are already familiar with. Last night we went to the pub in Langley Marsh, a perfectly normal thing, apart from the fact we were starting from a different base. The 3 minute walk was going to be more like 15, and would take us past the… Read more »