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The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween

Before you head out trick or treating, there’s time to remember a little of the history of halloween. Autumn is well and truly here by the time the 31st of October comes around. These days it’s all about dressing up in scary costumes, trick or treating your...
Wardour Castle, near Tisbury

Wardour Castle, near Tisbury

Wardour Castle is one of my favourite local spots where I walk my dogs in the surrounding woodlands. Although it is an English Heritage site, it is generally quite quiet and off-the-beaten-track. Next to the castle is a beautiful lily pond and there is nowhere more...
Margaret’s Visitation

Margaret’s Visitation

This is a quick blog post that I wanted to get written as a tribute to my neighbour and friend Margaret*, who died last week. I’m pretty sure she wouldn’t mind me sharing this short story! Here’s a bit about Margaret first, to put the ghost sighting...