Category Archives: Out and about

An exceptionally long life?

The windmill pictured above was a cause of mystery! We moved here to the village of High Ham in Somerset in February 1967.  Our house is the last in a line of council houses built in 1926.  Beyond our house, … Continue reading

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A soft moor road

Nythe Road is closed. It must be forty-five years or more since the new bridges were built on Nythe Road was closed. It was officially closed for weeks at the time, but farmers could not be cut off from their … Continue reading

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Dead at no age

A memorable figure, all in black. His thick black hair was Brylcreemed to one side, his glasses had thick black frames, his old suit was a black jacket and trousers, his pushbike had a heavy black frame and dynamo-powered lights. … Continue reading

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Sacred spaces

“Neil Oliver says we need sacred places and that if we want to find a sacred place, then Glastonbury is hard to beat.” “Which bit of Glastonbury does he mean, up on the Tor where you can see the roofs … Continue reading

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Langport timeline

Declared redundant in 1994, Langport church is in the care of a conservation trust and is open to visitors.  On the wall inside the west door there is a framed timeline from the Edwardian era. Titled “Langport Local Events”, it … Continue reading

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