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Lost camera alert

Rachel writes to say she lost her camera just before Christmas We were on the path from The Swan Inn at Swineford to North Stoke, and it was lost somewhere along the path on the way back. The Lumix camera … Continue reading

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The last flags of day lie torn on the West…

…and all the clouds are broken Picture and words by Jon Hamp

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Jade’s fruitful summer Sunday Roundhill visit

Here’s a heart-warming story from last summer on the Roundhill. Jade writes: Since being at primary school, I’ve always had a fascination with Kelston Roundhill which has continued into my early 20’s. My dad told me for years that he’d take me … Continue reading

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Kelston summit digital supper 7 Oct 2015

The old barn on Kelston Roundhill is finding a new purpose threshing ideas, as Graham Padfield puts it so well in his poem The Barn on the Hill. The old name for Kelston Roundhill is Henstridge Hill, the “gathering place … Continue reading

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The Barn on the Hill by Graham Padfield

Photo by Sarah Prag Below the hill, where buzzards glide, All alone the stone barn lies, And people walking care not why The  barn’s alone and still. The barn has seen splendid  times When masons made her walls with lime, … Continue reading

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Prepping for Kelston summit digital supper

Rufus from OpenKnowledge started a series of “digital suppers” and we’re doing one at Kelston. This requires something to sit on and something to eat off so we’re assembling some trestle tables and benches. The trestles are made by our … Continue reading

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Unknown c19th landscape artist busted by c21st Matt Prosser

So here’s a thing. Matt Prosser saw the picture below and went to repeat the same view with a contempory photograph. But guess what: there is no vantage point that offers that view. Matt writes: Your last blog of the … Continue reading

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