Places.

Over 200 years to grow old and, regretfully, 2 days to take down.

Rotten with honey fungus it had become dangerous so the time had come to remove this great and beautiful old tree. Jeoff Ludlow managed this long and complicated job for the church. It involved tree surveys, arborist survey, bat surveys, health and safety surveys, quotations and more. Harry Trigg and his team at Wye and… Continue reading Over 200 years to grow old and, regretfully, 2 days to take down.

Places.

William Gilpin. Observations of the River Wye.

Written in 1770 “Observations on the River Wye and Several Parts of South Wales, etc Relative Chiefly to Picturesque”,  to give it it’s full title, was the first travel book and one of many by William Gilpin, author, artist, travel writer, Master in Arts Oxford, clergyman and headmaster of Cheam School for Boys. Although first… Continue reading William Gilpin. Observations of the River Wye.