Their cedar beehives adorn the grounds of Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and, with increasing frequency, rooftops and allotments in our biggest cities.
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With its soaring mast and fluttering red pennant, the super sloop Spider T is a familiar sight at Keadby Lock. When skipper Mal Nicholson took it on, however, it was practically a sunken hulk, holding three feet of water. He knew it was something special though: “It was very Brunelian, that is to say, it was over engineered in the same way that Brunel built things.”
Despite the economic recession continuing to bite, there is an air of optimism running along the East Coast as resorts open up for the new holiday season.
At the beginning of the summer season we like to celebrate ways to spend holidays and short breaks in our endlessly fascinating and diverse county. We want to share the pleasures of discovering a new retreat or facet of our heritage, get a taste for some of our wonderful local produce or admire the city and landscapes that are so special.
To begin, don’t just take our word for it. Somerset born Ben Bryant contacted Lincolnshire Life because this is a county he discovered in his late teens which
now he feels drawn back to time after time. Here is his story:
A hobby which started when she was just a tiny tot has led to a fantastic career as a gardening expert spanning more than forty years, but Daphne Ledward still insists she doesn’t have ‘green fingers’.
Occupying a large leafy site on Moor Lane, North Hykeham, Sir Robert Pattinson Academy is this year celebrating its sixtieth anniversary.
Steffie Shields meets James Wall, creative artist, garden designer and events manager.
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