Laurence Whistler and St Nicholas Church, Moreton

On our last few days in Dorset my dad mentioned wanting to go and visit (for the second or third time) the grave of T.E Lawrence (more commonly known as Laurence of Arabia). Laurence is buried in a Churchyard in Moreton but what I didn’t realise was the church at Morton is also the site Read more about Laurence Whistler and St Nicholas Church, Moreton[…]

New year – new generation

Every year I see the announcement that the excellent Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation are going out on New Years day to look for brown Hair-streak eggs. Every year you have to sign up before the event and I don’t know how likely we are to be able to get up and make it Read more about New year – new generation[…]

Cogges farm Christmas fair

It’s the one I had been waiting for, the Christmas fair at Cogges farm, Witney! If you’ve never visited Cogges it’s a lovely old farmhouse (parts date back to the 13th Century) just outside the historic market town of Witney and the Cotswolds. The house is open from March and as well as looking round Read more about Cogges farm Christmas fair[…]