2015 new places and new things in old places

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30 December 2015

If summer 2015 had a lesson for me it seemed to be that I should take a closer look at the places I thought I knew well. There certainly turned out to be a few surprises in store when  I did. I also learned that the best way to find something was to stop looking for it when my frustratingly unsuccessful cygnet hunt came to an unexpected end.
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An epic journey along the Jurassic coast

Weymouth station
Weymouth station

12 june 2015

Armed with nothing more than a reference number for a train ticket, my debit card, phone and a vague idea of the geography of the Jurassic Coast I set off early on Friday morning for the train station. Terri was waiting for me when I arrived and, once we’d collected our tickets we made a quick pit stop in Costa and grabbed take away coffee before heading for platform four. Weymouth was our destination, a place I last visited when I was around twelve. All I could remember was a sandy beach. Continue reading An epic journey along the Jurassic coast