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Charlie Wildgoose
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I'm probably more seriously ill than I feel ... no, seriously.
I'm probably more seriously ill than I feel ... no, seriously.

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A Farm Journal ~ the death of my great great great grandfather ...
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire, in January 1870. His father (my great great great grandfather) was Henry Bowman and his mother Mary Bowman (nee Brantingham). My great great great grandparents...

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A walk in the countryside to the east of Holymoorside ...
North-east of Darley Dale, between the moorland and Chesterfield, the village of Holymoorside is a good starting point for a walk in the countryside between the village and the outskirts of Chesterfield. I parked near the Bull's Head and walked towards Ches...

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A Farm Journal ~ from the 19th July to the 1st August 1870
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill,
near Monyash in the County of Derby, until the end of January 1870 when
he moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire. The
Bowman family, who were Quak...

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A Farm Journal ~ from the 1st to the 17th July 1870
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill,
near Monyash in the County of Derby, until the end of January 1870 when
he moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire. The
Bowman family, who were Quak...

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A Farm Journal ~ from the 13th to the 30th June 1870
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill,
near Monyash in the County of Derby, until the end of January 1870 when
he moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire. The
Bowman family, who were Quak...

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Passing the pike ...
... not a Victorian parlour game but what I did when taking a walk a couple of years ago in the Derwent Valley, Derbyshire.  You see there's a pike that lies in the water at the Cromford end of the Cromford Canal that must be over  two feet long ... no, rea...

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Ticking away ~ Day 1112 ... a third stay in hospital.
As some of you will already know I had a third stay in hospital over the weekend. I'd gone to bed on Thursday evening having spent an enjoyable evening with my daughter and Gary watching World War Z. By midnight it was noticeable that there were some spots/...

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A Farm Journal ~ from the 28th May to the 12th June 1870
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill,
near Monyash in the County of Derby, until the end of January 1870 when
he moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire. The
Bowman family, who were Quak...

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Ticking away ~ Day 1107 ... well, at least the sun is shining...
I've had a visit to the hospice and a visit to the hospital this week and it seems that [other than a monthly dose of bone-strengthening drugs] there is little more to offer other than palliative care from here on in. I had thought that a further session of...

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A Farm Journal ~ from the 17th to the 27th May 1870
My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill,
near Monyash in the County of Derby, until the end of January 1870 when
he moved to Sandycroft Farm, Queensferry, Flintshire. The
Bowman family, who were Quak...
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