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Nostalgia Week – Oulton Park Gold Cup

January is a month for looking backwards and forwards, being named after the two-faced god Janus. The three posts published so far in January 2017 have been about looking forward by sharing the elements of Attingham Park which will be … Continue reading

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Tree of Remembrance

In the words of the children’s song, “If you go down to the woods today are in for a big surprise!” proved to be true this week when we went for a walk around the National Trust property, Attingham Park. … Continue reading

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The National Memorial Arboretum Part Two

We return in this second post about the National Memorial Arboretum where we left off. This was a quiet place, full of bird song and the quiet voices of the visitors deeply affected by the sense of the place. Seats … Continue reading

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Trees to remember by – The National Memorial Arboretum – Part One

Wendy, one of our allotment friends, told us all about her visit to the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield and she thought we would like to visit too. I arrived with expectations. I envisioned a collection of trees with large … Continue reading

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