Tag Archives: Somerset

More Margot than Barbara – but it’s a ‘Good Life’ on the allotment…

This past week as been a very busy one on the allotment I share with my sister, Jane Earthy, in Somerset.  She conveniently married a chap with a useful surname for her career as horticultural guru and when it comes … Continue reading

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In which I write a spooky story for Hallow’een – The Marrow Spoon

(Inspired by M.R.James, master of the ghost story in whose footsteps I aspire to follow, with reverence) The date upon which the following incident occurred is a little unclear, but its consequences are most certainly not. A very close friend has had … Continue reading

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A day in which I solve a murder and learn how NOT to interest children in history…

Apparently there has been a floral feud in my home town of Wellington in Somerset, and a senior horticulturalist has met a sticky end. I have two hours and two miles in which to discover who committed this dastardly crime … Continue reading

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