Category Archives: People

Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

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A Story for Mukti

On the late Barbara MacDonald’s 106th birthday I write about her daughter’s book of letters from her lover, Indian thespian Habib Tanvir. Continue reading

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Two Exmoor centenaries

This month we celebrate the centenaries of two indefatigable women associated with Exmoor: Hope Bourne and Anni MacEwen. Continue reading

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Changing the world

Nelson Mandela’s centenary Continue reading

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National park award for Dartmoor Derek

Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association has won National Parks UK’s Individual Volunteer of the Year award Continue reading

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It’s westward ho for my carriage-driving friends

My carriage-driving friends have left Turville and we shall miss them. Continue reading

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No longer a telegram

The card from the queen to centenarians does not come automatically. Continue reading

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