Earlier this year, during lockdown, I ran a series of Pets in Didcot posts. As well as featuring many cute pets these posts helped the blog through a fairly lean period. After all, it’s hard to write about Didcot and its residents when you are barely allowed to go outside!
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The school holidays are upon us. They’ll be a little different this year but there are still plenty of things you can do. Read on for some suggestions of local activities.
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I’m a little behind the times with this post. Over lockdown stone snakes appeared on Ladygrove, Great Western Park and Cockcroft Road. I’ve finally got around to visiting them and thought I’d share some of the stones that have caught my eye.
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With the further easing of the lockdown this weekend I’ve drawn up a list of shops, restaurants and pubs that are open again in Didcot.
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June is a great month for wildflowers. And, despite Didcot being an ever growing town, there are loads of places to see them locally.
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Not those signs! But the ones you might have seen around town. As our lockdown eases I want to document the coronavirus related signs and notices before they slowly disappear from our streets and minds over the coming months.
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If you’ve walked through Didcot town centre over the last few weeks you’ll appreciate how eerie it feels. Given that our current lockdown won’t last forever I’ve created this blog post as a way of recording these days.
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Even Storm Ciara couldn’t stop the demolition of Didcot A Power Station chimney. And, as I’d watched the towers come down previously, there was no way I was going to miss the last blowdown either!
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January is traditionally a month for trying something new. I’ve rounded up some options for learning a new hobby in Didcot in January 2020. Read on for hobby suggestions, from dancing to photography and running.
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Last December I published my first post on the In Didcot blog. Twelve months on and I’ve published fifty blog posts about our local area and the people who live here.
Continue reading “The In Didcot blog is one year old!”