Tag Archives: Sherborne

The Queen. In Sherborne. Let’s all go hide in the cemetery.

First, sorry not to have posted in so long, not that you gave a damn  – no anxious e-mails, ‘where are you?’ – but there was a health scare which is now okay so feel free to feel guilty. The … Continue reading

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Pack Monday! The World’s worst street fair!

Next Monday is Pack Monday, once a proper fair with horses and everything. Not any more. You would think that a town with Sherborne’s pretetensions, sorry, I mean pride in its past, would try for something a bit special. Maybe … Continue reading

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Sucking Sherborne

So, a very good friend shows up who used to live here until she saw sense and went back to civilisation. And we go out for a meal, together with her gentleman friend who still lives here, despite being from … Continue reading

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Those falling leaves. . .

. . . drift by my window, as sung by Sarah Vaughan. Perfect. The other day an excursion to Exeter. Part boredom, part wondering if I’d like to move there. Uni students on the streets, two separate snippets of conversation … Continue reading

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They have a cunning plan. . .

Take the train – consider it an escape – from Sherborne in Dorset to Salisbury and the first, the only thing outside you’ll notice is how much empty space there is. That’s countryside. Not particularly unique for the most part, … Continue reading

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