While Runnymede remains most famous for its location for the agreement of the original Magna Carta, just over 800 years ago, there is also a significant associated modern anniversary. If he had lived, John F Kennedy would have celebrated his 100th birthday today. … Continue reading Words from another age, words for the ages
There’s something reassuring about Bekonscot, which sits unobtrusive off the main street of Beaconsfield’s new town area. In an age of VR headsets and Skype, Bekonscot’s attractions are solidly old-fashioned. And yet when it was new, it was so new … Continue reading The original model village
Now here’s a practice none of the parties in this year’s General Election campaign are promising to introduce… Every third Saturday in May, the Mayor of High Wycombe and its Charter Trustees – councillors for the town wards of Wycombe … Continue reading Wycombe tradition: MORE or NO MORE?
The beech woods may have been carpeted with bluebells, but we were in search of more elusive blooms. As our group assembled in Hughenden Church car park, local nature expert Tony Marshall explained that we would be seeing Coralroot (cardamine … Continue reading Not just bluebells