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Walking Around Kingston & Corfe Castle

The recent weekend provided us with another spell of fine weather, ideal for walking. We took the bus from Swanage to Kingston, then wandered slowly downhill towards Corfe Castle, using a bridleway. It took us through woods at the Kingston end, then through rolling farmland for the rest of the way. The next day we…

By admin September 25, 2023 0

Purbeck Hills Walk

August and early September provided the ideal opportunity to walk the full length of the Purbeck hilltop ridge. The last mile or so of the western section immediately prior to Corfe Castle now has a permissive path along the ridgetop. Until a few years ago it wasn’t officially accessible. And for the duration of the…

By admin September 7, 2023 0

Good Progress with the Next Sophie Allen Novel

Readers will be pleased to hear that I’m almost two-thirds of the way through the twelfth Sophie Allen novel. Sophie is now a chief superintendent and her “patch” stretches across the three counties of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset. This novel is based in the Watchet/Exmoor area of Somerset but I’ve managed to sneak in a…

By admin March 27, 2023 0