Blogs

New Arrivals by Jim Snee

22 January 2021

When I was young, I was fascinated by an old book called “Beyond the Bounds of History” which contained thirty-one (rather naïve) colour illustrations of the old stone age (Palaeolithic). …

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The Stage is Set by Jim Snee

20 January 2021

A new year and a new beginning. And that made me think of what new topics I can write about. Lincolnshire has a long history and a lot has happened.…

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Exciting Launch of New Family Explorer Trail

8 January 2021

Heritage Lincolnshire is delighted to announce the launch of the first in a series of explorer trails celebrating the wonderful history of Lincolnshire. Focussing on the highlights, hidden gems and…

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Spooky Story Competition Winners

16 November 2020

In October we asked our followers to create a spooky short story that featured the subject of this atmospheric photo from Louise Southgate, which is one of the fantastic entries…

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The Visitor by Arkwright

16 November 2020

He was just a harmless old boy for most people. They’d see him going past on his fixed route of library, coffee shop and the Co-op and say what a…

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The Black Dog of Spalding Cemetery by P Franklin

16 November 2020

The tan leaves crunching under paw, Ajax decided it was a very pleasant evening for a walk in October. He was enjoying the cooler nights, now that his winter coat…

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The Dare by JA Gill

16 November 2020

It was just a dare. That’s kids for you. Jack would dare me and I’d dare him back. So one Halloween we dared each other to walk through the graveyard…

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A Moment of Remembrance by Jim Snee

8 November 2020

One of the things I like to do on social media is to join interest groups. I have little time at the moment for hobbies, so it is nice to…

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Charging at Giants in Lincolnshire by Jim Snee

28 October 2020

There is, and always has been, something quixotic about the heritage profession. Cervantes’ famous knight (Don Quixote) charged at windmills believing them to be giants. In heritage, it sometimes feels…

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Lost Villages and Legends by Jim Snee

1 October 2020

In the north of the county of Lincolnshire is a deserted medieval village called Gainsthorpe. It is one of the best examples in Lincolnshire, if not the country. While monitoring…

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