Wonderful Wessex Weekend

Hardys-Cottage, Hardy's Wessex

Ten of us gathered for our Hardy’s Wessex weekend at thatched Yalbury Cottage in Lower Bockhampton, Thomas Hardy’s birthplace. We were offered a glass of wine and delicious canapés as we got to know our companions for the weekend. We were briefed on the arrangements for our weekend walking in the footsteps of Thomas Hardy. […]

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Hardy Fever

Hardys-Cottage, Hardy's Wessex

You may have had the chance to see the film Far From the Madding Crowd. And it may have inspired you to dust down your Hardy novels (or indeed download them on your e-reader). Putting the obvious romantic appeal of Hardy aside for a moment, there are some beautiful shots of the bucolic Dorset (Wessex) […]

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