Rediscovering old ways

Policing Downshire in the Noughties – Intervention

It was a cool damp evening at Abbottsfield, the home of Abbottsford Town Football Club but it was really buzzing.

Policing Downshire in the Noughties – Separate Lives

John Holt was the same age as Bill Overend but joined the force two years after him but they had become firm friends from the moment they met.

Weather Wise

Come Storm Black armor that clouds my judgement Thief of light, who has kidnapped the land's beloved sun Roar for all time, so all may know of your...

The Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa – Desperately Seeking Dee

The beautiful Downshire village of Clerembeax St Giles was situated to the west of Abbeyvale located between Grace Hill and Bushy Down and on the outskirts was the Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa.


Skies, I love to look at them. I know it's miles away from me. I always tend to like things that are way out of my reach. It gives me the feeling...

Mornington-By-Mere – (78) The Woman That Does

Martin Noakes lived alone in the small country village of Mornington-By-Mere in the Finchbottom Vale which nestled between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest and the rolling Pepperstock Hills.

We need a new earth

… However much our world puts right pollution, wars, can’t clear all blight …

Snippets of Downshire Life – The Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels

Downshire is a relatively small English county but that didn’t bother its inhabitants, they may not have been the biggest but they were in no doubt that it was the best, and that belief was no truer than in the southern town off Abbottsford, which was Downshire’s administrative capital and the seat of the Downshire government.

Policing Downshire in the Noughties – George and the Dragon

I t was a bright June day as George turned off the main road onto a quiet lane lined with age-old trees that formed a canopy above them.