A Purbeck Bus Expedition & Good Eats in Wareham

This entry is part 6 of 15 in the series Literary London & Enid Blyton's Dorset

One of my favorite things about England is the double-deck buses. I love sitting in the front row of the top deck above the traffic and watching tree branches hit the front of the bus…

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Travel Log: Rain & Reflections – Day 11

Travel Log: Rain & Reflections – Day 11

Rain in England is not just a myth. We’d been fortunate so far with only one day of rain, and now we were …
Author Footsteps: Blyton and the Castles, Smugglers and Caves of the Dorset Coast

Author Footsteps: Blyton and the Castles, Smugglers and Caves of the Dorset Coast

Enid Blyton spent a lot of time in Dorset. Elements of the Dorset coast can be recognized in her books, but Blyton's imagination romanticized …
Author Footsteps: Following Enid Blyton to Corfe Castle

Author Footsteps: Following Enid Blyton to Corfe Castle

My favorite childhood book series is Enid Blyton's Famous Five mysteries. Ever since I learned that Enid Blyton's inspiration for Kirrin Castle is actually …
Author Footsteps: Bill Bryson was Right about Dorset

Author Footsteps: Bill Bryson was Right about Dorset

I wanted to spend my time exploring Corfe Castle, strolling along the path atop the white chalk cliffs, and finding out if Swanage was …
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