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Around here

We live in Hanslope, a village in Buckinghamshire.  This morning I asked a local craftsman if he was ‘around here.’ He said no – his family was from Castlethorpe, these past 350 years. So, not from here. Castlethorpe is all … Continue reading

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Village obligations

I’m still rejoicing, a month after moving our home to a village where we have always wanted to live.  Every day, it seems, discloses some interesting alley or tucked-away square, offers new social opportunities, brings a new friend.  People hail … Continue reading

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Ithaka, Buckinghamshire

Last week we moved home ten miles or so, to a community and place that we have wanted to live in ever since we first encountered it 27 years ago.  The place is Hanslope, now part of the metropolis of … Continue reading

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