Oh, Beautiful Dorset (part 3)

Continuation of Oh, Beautiful Dorset and Oh, Beautiful Dorset part 2, I was brought up in Wimborne, England. Wimborne lies on the River Stour. It was an old Saxon settlement and the foundation of Wimborne Minster dates back to the beginning of the eighth century. The minster was sacked by the Danes in 1013. Æthelred…
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Oh, Beautiful Dorset (Part 2)

continuation of Oh, Beautiful Dorset We have our share of castles in Dorset too. I always remember going on a school trip to Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principle route through the Purbeck Hills. In 978 King Edward was reputedly murdered there by his step-mother…
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Oh, Beautiful Dorset

While looking at a photo of Old Harry Rocks the other day, my mind drifted back to a time when I was still living in Dorset. Situated on the picturesque south coast of England, it’s a far cry away from where I live today. I’m not complaining. I love Sweden and I love living here.…
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Teardrops And Wings

Recently a dear friend stopped by to visit.  We have been friends since we were in our teens.  During the years we have experienced many joys and trials together.  She placed a gift bag along side of me.  Nestled between sheets of paper tissue I found an intricate sculpture with a beautiful, purple design in…
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The Glory Of A Winter Day

Every season beholds such beauty. We only have to stop long enough to take it all in! Today my view is the glory of a winter day. The north wind is blowing and the temperatures are below freezing. As I try to gaze out the window of my three season, unheated veranda, I view intricate…
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