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Living Lore: A half-forgotten tale ~ Bobby Fairfield

Another little piece of alternative history… the story of one of the most elegant yet enigmatic great houses to be found on the wilds of Exmoor.  The original Glenthorne estate was created by the Rev Walter Stevenson Halliday, son of a … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Bobby Fairfield ~ A very brief history of an infamous Exmoor family.

Everyone was aware of the reputation accorded the family known as the Doones, who in the mid seventeenth century lived somewhere on the moors. Most could or would not say exactly where. They were reputed to be a family of … Continue reading

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Thaw – Bobby Fairfield #writephoto

Memories of an Exmoor boyhood. I’ll tell you a story you won’t believe, of the dreadful Winter of sixty-three, when for three long months only white was seen. apart from the waves and the rushing stream, country and cities covered … Continue reading

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