Posts for Bude

Sarah Penny – florist and fundraiser extraordinaire

By Sarah Penny with Dawn Robinson-Walsh: Meet Sarah Penny. Here, we look at the work, both occupational and voluntary, of Sarah, who was suggested by Sheridon Rosser of Atlantic Rest. Sarah is Mum to Tegan and Talan. As most local people know, Talan sadly passed away in May, 2017,  from […]

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Bude’s gentleman scientist, Sir Goldsworthy Gurney

By Dawn Robinson-Walsh: One of Bude’s most celebrated, distinguished – and multi-faceted –  historical figures was ‘gentleman scientist’ Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, born on St Valentine’s Day, 1793, who perhaps deserves to be better known than he is, for he made significant contributions to innovation and science.  He died on February […]

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Sheridon Rosser, (co) creator of Bude’s natural burial ground

Welcome to our new ‘interesting people’ series, which involves all sorts of people from all walks of life, some local, some national or global, some contemporary, some historical. This came about because I was thinking there are many inspirational people out there who aren’t often publicised, but we know them […]

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Pamela Colman Smith – Bude’s Pious Pixie

As you know, we have now decided to mix Devon news in with other local news, and have set up a section about features on interesting people, both local and national, contemporary and historical.  We hope that readers will decide to send in their articles or ideas for us to […]

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