Blog Posts - Somerset



County Pride

Over the Summer I enjoyed a short break in Dorset, which was made a great deal more interesting thanks to the combined efforts of tourist agencies helping the various attractions to present a County wide network of similar places to … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Aug 30, 2016

"Happily Men Don't Realize..."

"Happily men don't realize how stupid they are, or half the world would commit suicide. Knowledge is a will-of-the-wisp, fluttering ever out of the traveller's reach; and a weary journey must be endured before it is even seen. It is only when a man k...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 28, 2016

Cities covered in floating aromas like beer and chocolate, or cinnamon soap

Each city with his scent. Here is a top of the most interesting spices existing in different cities of the world have already become characteristic odor respective city. Wine Producer : Domaine Christophe NEWMAN – Côte de Beaune … jam /...
by We care about your travel on May 9, 2016

Cities covered in floating aromas like beer and chocolate, or cinnamon soap

Each city with his scent. Here is a top of the most interesting spices existing in different cities of the world have already become characteristic odor respective city. Wine Producer : Domaine Christophe NEWMAN – Côte de Beaune … jam /...
by We care about your travel on May 9, 2016

Annie (UK Tour) Review

Cast Lesley Joseph – Miss Hannigan Alex Bourne – Daddy Warbucks Anya Evans – Annie Jonny Fines – Rooster Djalenga Scott – Lily Holly Dale Spencer – Grace Date – Wednesday 30th March 2016 Venue – Sunderl...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Apr 1, 2016

Mother, Few and Bring Quotes By W. Somerset Maugham

Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother. Quote By : W. Somerset Maugham...
by Happy Mothers Day 2015 on Mar 21, 2016

Happy Poo Year

In which I am cross but sanguine about poo...
by Spring Cottage on Jan 8, 2016

2015 Lake Geneva Lake Access Market Review

The real estate market in 2011 was pretty bad. It was fun, if bad, because sellers wanted to sell and buyers, though fewer than now, wanted to buy. It was a great year, and the Lake Geneva markets functioned as they should. Few buyers, few sellers, p...
by Lake Geneva Real Estate on Jan 4, 2016

Local Lore

One of the true joys of having more than a day off work at a time is the privilege to spend days reading. Although I read on the bus as a matter of course, it is a defined time, and … Continue reading →...

It is a happy chance if you continue to love a changed person

  ” We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.” W. Somerset Maugham The post It is a happy chance if you continue to love a changed p...

Christmas in London

London in November and December is a magical place. There is so much to see and do and decorations are usually lighting the way. Here's a list of some excellent things to be getting up to this winter. The post Christmas in London appeared first on eT...
by eTravelTrips on Dec 17, 2015

Somerset Hardwood Flooring

Somerset Character Collection Hickory SaddleWells Somerset Cancer Care Support Group and 10.30am to 4.30pm (week days), Loranjo's Art Space, First Floor (above Tincknells), Glastonbury Road, Wells. To October 31. Autumn Study Group: The Spirituality...
by Flooring Ideas Home on Nov 19, 2015

By Special Request*

A couple of months ago I saw a letter from the English writer Evelyn Waugh on headed notepaper that gave his address as Combe Florey House. As Combe Florey is a village quite near Spring Cottage in Somerset of course I had to go and have a look. Waug...
by Spring Cottage on Oct 24, 2015

Art trail on the levels

My friend J finally made it down to Spring Cottage last weekend, which coincided nicely with Somerset Art Weeks, a kind of open studios event that allows you to buy art direct from artists (and have a lovely snoop at their where they live too). It...
by Spring Cottage on Oct 16, 2015

Flower Show

The one where I don't buy a verbena plant at the village flower show.
by Spring Cottage on Aug 3, 2015

Farming today

Musing on living in someone else's workplace...
by Spring Cottage on Jul 30, 2015

Musings on my Recent Book Choices

I was thinking today about how various books have become interrelated in my reading choices.  A couple of years ago I was reading Maugham’s Of Human Bondage and by chance picked up another book where one of the characters was also reading Of H...
by Between The Lines on Jul 27, 2015

15 Great Local Weekend Events for Families

An original article from Jersey Family Fun The best of the Local Weekend Events for families, most are free or inexpensive events for families to enjoy. Some Philadelphia events are included as well. The post 15 Great Local Weekend Events for Familie...
by Jersey Family Fun on Jul 10, 2015

7-11 Free Slurpee Day is this Saturday!

An original article from Jersey Family Fun Jersey Family Fun's details about 7-11 Free Slurpee Day on July 11. The post 7-11 Free Slurpee Day is this Saturday! appeared first on Jersey Family Fun Jersey Family Fun.
by Jersey Family Fun on Jul 10, 2015

Most Exciting London Conferences

Academic And Business Events In London Whether you’re an academic or an industry professional, we’ve put together a selection of the best upcoming events the capital has to offer in 2015. London attracts the lion’s share of the best UK conferen...
by Moving to London on Jun 22, 2015


Trending Topics

Close