Jan Coppinger

Jan Coppinger has lived in South Somerset for nine years, and co-founded the Healthy Living Centre in Chard. Jan told her story to Rob Hunt: ‘I was born in Liverpool in 1957 and lived there until the age of seven. Read more »

Tom Stuckey

Tom Stuckey lives on the northern edge of the Marshwood Vale, and is a student at the University of Exeter. He told his story to Ron Frampton: ‘I am the youngest son of John and Joan Stuckey (nee Down). Both Read more »

Vera Farge

Vera Farge is 86 and has lived in the village of East Coker, Somerset, for 45 years. Vera told her story to Joan Taylor: ‘I was born in Liverpool in 1920. At fourteen I left school and went to work Read more »

Peri Gunn

Peri Gunn, (née Horne), a former Olympic skater, moved to Bridport six years ago. Peri told her story to Penny Johnstone: ‘This is the first time I’ve lived outside London in my life. It was always my husband’s dream to Read more »

Rose Thirkettle

Rose Thirkettle, now 80, still runs her photographic shop in South Street, Axminster. Rose tells her story: ‘I was born near Westminster Cathedral in London in 1925, fifth in a family of eight.  Educated by nuns, I was confirmed by Read more »