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Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams

There’s something about living near a cricket pitch whilst a game is in progress. The thwack of leather against willow followed by a polite round of clapping must surely be an integral part of village life on a summer’s day. A game of mysterious rules, strange traditions and bizarre terminology but for many cricket is [...]

Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams2018-02-27T14:50:33+00:00

Fishing: the pull of the chalk stream

The Salisbury valleys appeal to many people, not least because of their beautiful views, peaceful villages and good schools. Incomers to the area often cite a quieter and slower pace of life as a reason for moving here, away from the increasingly busy Home Counties and claustrophobic Capital. The scenery in the Nadder, Wylye, Chalke [...]

Fishing: the pull of the chalk stream2018-02-27T14:57:34+00:00