Railway 1950s – freight train approaches the wharf Decided to use this story previously published on Bude Past & Present site, given the Bude Connect AGM on Saturday. Story […]
A view of Northcott Mouth, probably from the 1970s or 1980s.
Many of you will know retired geography teacher, Len Tozer, who used to work at Budehaven School. Recently, we enjoyed a long chat (Len can talk for England which is […]
Despite studying and loving literature, I have always struggled to read Thomas Hardy. He is so lusciously descriptive that it sometimes feels like overkill. Discussing writing with locally-based romantic fiction […]
So, what does anyone know about Carlton Blyth? Buried at St Michael’s.
It’s funny sometimes how things happen out of the blue, so a telephone call from Mary Greer this weekend led to me meeting a party of 24 people, primarily American […]
It was a delight to visit Bude Golf Club on Friday. More about the changes happening there soon, but I hadn’t realised the club has quite a history. If you […]
The story of an Englishman in Auschwitz Andy Pearce, UCL On January 21 1943, an Englishman, his Dutch wife, and their two-year-old son, arrived at the so-called “Altejudenrampe”, the old […]
The exciting Bude at War re-enactment is happening in September. Its organisation is a whole community event (whatever your feelings about […]
41 is the age we officially get into gardening, a new survey has revealed. Goodness, somehow I missed it, maybe because I had just had my last baby at that […]