It often amazes me just how much money we spend on research. I don’t mean the popular bugbear of money spent on finding out the obvious – sometimes the obvious has to be proven. However, an essay published in 2005 Read more »
‘Mum and dad were living in their first house, in Crewkerne, when I was born in 1975. Soon after, they moved to Wootton Fitzpaine in the Marshwood Vale, where they rented Dairy Farm House. When I was two, they bought Read more »
Selling newspapers on the back of celebrity misery is nothing new. Whether the tabloid need to drag someone though the mud for falling over outside a pub is a reflection of what society is really interested in, or whether it is something that tabloids have created will continue to be debated.
I was born in London, but that was not my fault, in 1924. My parents moved into Symondsbury Manor when I was a few months old. My two younger sisters followed, also born in London. I remember my Mother returning Read more »
The distances covered by new technology never cease to amaze. A new book to be published in January, with a storyline based on mobile phone texting, kept me awake long into the night recently.
For a man who single-handedly turned cooking into entertainment Keith Floyd is remarkably modest about his influence on modern TV food programmes. He has published over 22 books in his career and presented 19 TV series, which are still being Read more »
Ron Frampton met Caroline Collett at her home in Lyme Regis. This is Caroline’s story: ‘I was born in Bradford in 1962 and christened at Bradford Cathedral, where my parents had married six years before. My mother’s family can be Read more »
It’s a rare day when we don’t hear someone complaining about excessive bureaucracy, red tape, rules and regulations or health and safety measures. However some safety measures are complex.
Penny Johnstone met Hugh Clark MC, at his home in Crewkerne. This is Hugh’s story: ‘Fourth of five boys, I was born in 1923 in Chingford, Essex, as was Mary, my wife. However, her grandfather had a tailoring business in Read more »
A new campaign launched by students at Queen’s University offers a whole new slant to keeping the peace on the streets of Belfast.