Monthly Archives: February 2017

Doris casualty in Quarter Acre

Storm Doris took down the lovely, quirky but flawed ash tree in Quarter Acre field. We’ll see if there are any planks to be had, but it’s more likely firewood. Advertisements

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Thirty six new fruit trees in Barrow’s Style

After the BGS volunteers had left, the apple trees they were going to plant showed up. So we planted them out today. From a weather point of view that turned out well; two days ago we had storm Doris brewing … Continue reading

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Kelston Roundhill: a symphony in four movements

The eminent composer and Pataphysician Professor Andrew Hugill has started a new blog about musical composition. And he has decided that the inspiration for his next symphony – also the location it will first be performed – is to be … Continue reading

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Busy inset day for BGS teachers

It was a joy to welcome a party of 20 teachers from Bristol Grammar School (BGS) for lunch and the afternoon of Weds 22 Feb. Led by the irrepressible outdoor activities teacher Mrs Kelly Murphy they came for a half … Continue reading

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How far do you have to go from Kelston to get a gate fixed?

Jon and Harry Holder in the Kelston Forge. Answer: you don’t. Kelston’s one industry is the Kelston Forge, where father and son Jon and Harry Holder work as blacksmiths. We discovered an old gate behind some brambles, but we won’t … Continue reading

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Kelston Roundhill pretty in pink, by Tim

Tim Graham, who set up the Kelston Roundhill Flickr group, sent in this shot taken from Saltford on a Sunday morning in January. Do keep your Flickr photos backed up people. Under Yahoo there’s a risk Flickr will not be as … Continue reading

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