Snippets of Downshire Life – St George’s Day

Downshire is a relatively small English county but like a pocket battleship it packs a lot in, a short but beautiful coastline, a channel port, the Ancient forests of Dancingdean and Pepperstock, the craggy ridges and manmade lakes of the Pepperstock Hills National Park, the rolling hills of the Downshire Downs, the beautiful Finchbottom Vale and farm land as far as the eye can see from the Trotwood’s and the Grace’s in the south to the home of the Downshire Light infantry, Nettlefield, and their affluent neighbour’s, Roespring and Tipton in the North and it’s at the Downshire Country Park Hotel situated equidistant between Great and Little Trotwood where the St Georges Day Ball was taking place.

Snippets of Downshire Life – Shakespeare Day

Downshire is a relatively small English county but that didn’t bother its inhabitants, the 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.

Lurranus Stories: The Boy’s of ‘68 (Part 5)

As the distance battle continued to be waged, the group danced. Cheers from the two men at the back had erupted on Jack’s arrival, seeing the...
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Money for the Circus

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"Has My Son Got The Right Idea.....?"

I have two kids, they are like chalk and cheese, Meghan saves her money and if she has to spend, she doesn’t take out twenty pounds here and there,...

Snippets of Downshire Life – Eastertide – Easter Monday

The Finchbottom Vale nestles comfortably between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest to the south and the rolling Pepperstock Hills in the north, and to the east 15 miles inland from Sharpington-By-Sea, equidistant between the seaside resort and Pepperstock Green was the rambling village of Brookley and at its heart was St Mildred’s Church.

Those Memories Made on Teardrop Lake – (58) Room Service (Part 02)

After Anna had successfully lured James to the clearing in the Dancingdean Forest and they shared an extended period of kissing Anna suddenly broke away when her phone alarm went off and she said “Sorry I have to dash” “What? Now?”

Those Memories Made on Teardrop Lake – (58) Room Service (Part 01)

James Ruddock was a 25-year-old singleton and was what they used to call a twitcher, although nowadays they prefer to be called birders and he was staying at the Shallowfield Lodge Hotel at the head of Teardrop Lake.

Game of Moans 9: ‘Final’

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Bangers and Mash

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