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Sep 13, 2012 - Maiden Castle - a different castle and historic Sherborne

First stop today was Maiden Castle just outside Dorchester. This was no ordinary “run of the mill” castle ruin which you fall across everywhere in the UK. Maiden Castle is the largest and most complex Iron Age hill forts in Britain. The fort has vast multiple ramparts which enclose an inner fort area the size of 50 football pitches! The fort is believed to have been home to several hundred people during the Iron Age (800BC- 43AD). Walking around the perimeter rampart it was difficult to get a prospect across the whole of the fort due to its...

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Jul 8, 2008 - Sherborne

Now that we've arrived in Sherborne our work begins. Leora and Abbey had choir rehearsal first thing in the morning and as per usual Leora acquired a tummy ache. I think this is purely an act of resistance but it eventually went away. Our choir was met by two other choirs whose kids are high school age. One choir has about 20 kids and they are from Washington. The other choir has 109 kids and they are from Oregon. Together the choirs sound phenomenonal!! There are two well-known guest conductors whose names escape me at the moment but I...

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