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ISSUE No. 83 Summer 2018 £3.20

FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE EXMOOR, NORTH DEVON & THE QUANTOCKS

people & places

Growing Up in Dunster Combe Martin’s Strawberries Mark Coray Restoration Young Handlers Show Classes Ed Chanin Dressage

the great outdoors

Two-Day Bothy Walk Explore Braunton Marsh Exmoor’s Secret Coast Heather Pring Fitness Rowan Trees

feast for the senses

Madrigal Brewery Artist Jennifer Schamotta Photographer’s Exmoor The Masons Arms, Knowstone OYSTERS UPDATE

SUMMER DIARY

DULVERTON PICTURE QUIZ

Hoar Oak Publishing Ltd

GARDENS


77 Exmoor Magazine is independently owned and run on Exmoor by Naomi Marley, Elaine Pearce and Heather Holt. We are not part of a chain and we are stocked in local shops across Exmoor, the Quantocks and North Devon, along with Co-ops, Waitrose and M&S. The magazine is also available direct. To subscribe please call 0845 224 1203* or go to www.exmoormagazine.co.uk. Published by: Hoar Oak Publishing Ltd. Exmoor Magazine, PO Box 117, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 4AS. T. 0845 224 1203 Website: www.exmoormagazine.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/exmoormagazine Twitter: twitter.com/ExmoorMagazine Instagram: @exmoormagazine #exmoormagazine Subscriptions & Office: Bryan Cath office@exmoormagazine.co.uk/ 0845 224 1203 Editor & Designer: Naomi Marley editor@exmoormagazine.co.uk Editorial Director: Elaine Pearce hoaroak.publishing@googlemail.com Assistant Editor: Katy Charge Associate Editor: John Dunscombe Colour Management & Associate Designer: Colin Matthews Website: Mike Bishop & Naomi Marley Advertising Sales: Grant Harrison (Zara Media) T: 01392 201227; email: info@zaramedia.co.uk Printing: Warner Midlands PLC, Bourne IMPORTANT NOTICE We do our best to ensure that all advertisements and articles appear correctly. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by this publication. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the publisher or editor. Copyright © Hoar Oak Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission. * Calls cost 5p per call plus 5p per minute after 60s, plus your network access charge.

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Cover: The glory of the countryside around Countisbury by Julia Amies-Green.

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Contents

Summer 2018

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NEWS

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DOWN MEMORY LANE Jean Hodge (née Bowden) on Growing Up in Dunster

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FARMING Young Handlers

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WALKING Braunton Marsh Through the Ages

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Tony James

Mary Bromiley

Sue Viccars

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FOOD & FITNESS Heather Pring Louise Pugsley

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FOOD NEWS

44 RECIPES The Masons Arms, Knowstone Recipes by Mark Dodson 48

WELLBEING Integrated Therapist Service for Children & Young People

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PROFILE Ruling the Roost: Brian Seward

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NATURE DIARY

Lucy Large

Tony James

PROFILE A Crafty Brew Mel Roach

Exmoor's Secret Coast Julian Gurney


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WALKING Circular Two-Day Bothy Walk Hywel Lewis

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Julia Amies-Green

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Bryan Cath

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Avril Stone

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CHILDREN'S PICTURE QUIZ Uncle Willow Recalls a Trip to Dulverton Endymion Beer

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Jane A. Mares

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PAST TIMES Combe Martin's Strawberry Fields

ROWAN: A TREE OF MANY NAMES PHOTOGRAPHER'S EXMOOR Summer in Macro

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GARDENS A Place of Echoes: Aller Farm Rosemary FitzGerald

CROSSWORD PLANNING LAW Temporary Land Use Amy Cater, Tozers

PROPERTY Letting Options Nicholas Zorab

INTERIORS In Conversation with Mark Coray Tony James

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Rosemoor's Sheila Dearing tackles

roses in exposed gardens

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IN THE STABLEYARD Ed Chanin Cindy Cowling

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Compiled by Katy Charge

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GARDEN NOTES Summer Exposure

SUMMER DIARY FINAL PAWS Training to Avoid Injury Mary Bromiley

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