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Black Butter event at the National Trust headquarters The Elms St Mary.
Every year the autumn is heralded by scores of people driving through St Mary's leafy lanes to deposit the fruit of their labours at the open door of the Elms . It's an old tradition that a community of volunteers pare and peel hundreds of apples which are ...
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The last dig.
Another year has passed and under a clear blue sky Dr Chantal Collier and her team of archeological students diligently scrape away the ancient clay to discover more megalithic finds at Les Varines. Pebbles and shards of rock cluster around the remains of a...
The last dig.
The last dig.
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A lovely day visiting Elizabeth Castle. www.heritageyear.blogspot.com
Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle
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Elizabeth Castle
On a hot Saturday morning we found ourselves at the edge of the shore staring out across a glittering sea towards Elizabeth Castle. Originally an Abbey site, once the home of Sir Walter Raleigh, the newly appointed Governor of the island, now a living museu...
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Elizabeth Castle
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A winter adventure at the zoo.
It's half term so what can one do on a wet Shrove Tuesday? Aubrey's answer was to visit Jersey Zoo eat pancakes and then as the rain abated, just on cue, wander around the zoo. Hurrah! The bears just lounged in creature comforts. Snakes slithered, frogs cro...
A winter adventure at the zoo.
A winter adventure at the zoo.
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Autumn at Jersey Zoo (Durrell)
On an overcast, damp, dreech day I found myself, with family, up at Jersey Zoo. A quick cup of coffee and a slice of cake fortified our spirits and we entered this magical animal kingdom. We weren't alone. I'll admit there is a certain familiarity to the ro...
Autumn at Jersey Zoo (Durrell)
Autumn at Jersey Zoo (Durrell)
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Les Varines Open Day 2017
Open Day at LesVarines. A quiet Sunday heralded the last opportunity for people to gather and peer into an archaeological pit delivering evidence of an ancient settlement of Neanderthals.  Earth that hasn't seen the light of day since mammoth's roamed these...
Les Varines Open Day 2017
Les Varines Open Day 2017
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Les Varines 2017
High on a bluff overlooking a lush valley that runs down to the sea is Les Varines and trapped in an ancient cwm or cirque  is an Ice Age archeological site yielding vast numbers of Neolithic finds. Small fragments of napped flint and over 3,000 tools creat...
Les Varines 2017
Les Varines 2017
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Durrell - Jersey Zoo
After the heady heat of the last week a cool breeze crossed the island and a day of soft cloud and blustery beaches took me inland. A delightful day just to mooch through the grounds Jersey Zoo. Even the bears, sprawled and spreadeagled, adopted the somnole...
Durrell - Jersey Zoo
Durrell - Jersey Zoo
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This looks like fun, a blind date with a book!

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