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Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #memoir Good Vibrations by Margaret Halliday

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
Today’s team review is from Alison, she blogs here Alison has been reading Good Vibrations by Margaret Halliday Good Vibrations – A Story of a Single 60s Mum Margaret’s story makes for a very interesting read and offers a real insight into how things were for young woman in the…

Chisholme Institute / Esoteric education / Hawick / Scotland / Wheelchairs / WWOOFing

Chisholme Institute visit, part 2 Next stop that afternoon was my beloved walled garden, which is described in WWOOFing North and South. David insisted on pushing me along the somewhat long grassy paths and we squeezed our way through the once beautifully cut beech hedge, which separates the garden into two halves. Mark, the current volunteer manager, is battling … Continue reading

Chisholme Institute / Esoteric education / Hawick / Scotland / The Beshara School / WWOOFing

Chisholme Institute visit, part 1

Last Wednesday I returned to Chisholme Institute, or the Beshara School, for a much overdue and too brief visit. ( The school is situated high in the hills of the Scottish Borders, near the hamlet of Roberton, just south of Hawick. I was last there in August 2013 for their wonderful Rumi Festival and hadn’t … Continue reading