The ‘Purton Hulks’: a ship graveyard on the Severn Estuary, Gloucestershire

It's been quite a while since I last posted anything here, not for lack of stories or things to say, but rather one of the mental space to do so. In fact, I'm writing a lot at the moment, finishing up a big project at work – a Viking-Age hoard of coins and silver objects … Continue reading The ‘Purton Hulks’: a ship graveyard on the Severn Estuary, Gloucestershire

Poets’ Walk, Clevedon, North Somerset

At the southern end of the North Somerset town of Clevedon, a small promontory juts out into the Severn Estuary, bounded by steep cliffs on each water-facing side. Around the edge of this is Poets' Walk, a short, popular route named after two poets who visited Clevedon, Alfred Tennyson and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Another poet, … Continue reading Poets’ Walk, Clevedon, North Somerset