Category Archives: Denham

Un-fair to Denham

For the first time in donkeys’ years, the traditional Whit fayre in Denham Village has been cancelled Continue reading

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The evocation of smells

Last month I walked under a harvest moon along the edge of the newly-cut wheat field in Turville. The smell in the cool evening took me back to the field behind Wrango, where I was brought up, in Denham Village, Bucks. … Continue reading

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My friend Sally, 1918-2012

My friend Sally Forster, who died at the age of 94 in Knutsford, Cheshire, last month, was a good friend and an important part of my youth. When I was about 10 and pony-mad, I ‘helped’ George James, the road-sweeper, who kept donkeys and … Continue reading

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