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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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Haws

The haw is the fruit of the hawthorn tree. The name comes from the Old English word for hedge and the thorn is an integral part of our hedgerows still today, making an impenetrable and thorny barrier to keep livestock … Continue reading

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