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2014-10-27 20.21.54

I love my job.

One thing I’ve found working as a volunteer at Cogges is that, you never know what you’ll be called upon to do next. I’ve done some strange things in the past, like chasing escaped turkeys, taking goats for a walk and trawling through undergrowth in pursuit of escaped chickens. But one thing’s for sure, it’s […]

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Being afraid of things going wrong...

Don’t let the fear of failure stop you.

Today, Monday the 20th October 2014, I woke up to the news that the actress and author, Lynda Bellingham had sadly lost her battle with cancer. The media is full of well deserved tributes. Right up to the end Lynda never gave up. When being accused of giving up on life by stopping her chemotherapy […]

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Yew Tree farm, aka Cogges Manor Farm

Downton Abbey at Cogges

Ever had to keep a secret so big, so exciting that you thought that you’d just burst. I have! But now I can reveal all. Last year, 17th May, 2013 to be precise, I was fortunate enough to be allowed to be on site at Cogges when some of the cast and crew of Downton […]

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An embarassing situation-my Downton Abbey encounter.

I recently responded to a writing prompt by ‘the lovely Lisa’ about an awkward situation. The prompt was also to write about an embarrassing situation. I’ve been thinking about this and have been reminded of a quite embarrassing situation I found myself in a couple of years ago. I’m a huge fan of Downton Abbey, who […]

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