It’s that time of year when the summer fetes are in full swing. There are plenty of country fairs, vintage car and traction engine rallies, agricultural shows, garden parties and even the occasional gun dog scurry. And we love them all. Even if the rains pouring down and the wind is reaching gale force, we still manage to turn up but if its hot and sunny, then were out in droves.
All these events have at least one thing in common and that is a sense of history. It’s not just our identification with a bygone age (a simpler life full of craftsmanship, neighbourliness, local produce, home made cakes Continue reading →