While my aunt and uncle sped off to England I had mixed feelings about the three weeks I would be in charge of things at home. Taking care of the crazy dogs was not a problem. There was an enclosed yard so they just went out to tear around and that was sufficient exercise. Keeping … Continue reading Crop circles?
The recent spectacular moon rise brought to mind the old Wiltshire legend about the Moonrakers. In the sixteenth century, Wiltshire was the headquarters for Dutch and Flemish wool merchants. The traders missed their favourite tipple Holland Gin and a healthy trade in smuggling developed. Barrels of spirit were landed in quiet coves on the Hampshire … Continue reading Moonraker