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1st August 2021

A Day in the Life of…a Paddle Steamer Engineer

"The engine is a bit like a Meccano Kit (!) in that there are lots of interlocking pieces and I am constantly checking that none have worked loose."
28th May 2021

A Day in the Life of…an Operations Manager at Dartmouth Steam Railway

"I'm the Railway Operations Manager at the Dartmouth Steam Railway - in simple terms I'm effectively the Fat Controller's cousin!"
22nd April 2021

National Gardening Week: Meet the gardeners at Greenway

"Walking out through the garden a sudden wailing noise came through the fog. This haunting howling was and it was impossible to tell which direction it was coming from."
22nd April 2021

National Gardening Week: Meet the gardeners at Coleton Fishacre

"At the start of the day, we sit down as a team and discuss the plans for the day. If we take too long, Clarence the garden cat reminds us that our priorities should be feeding him!"
20th April 2021

7 Amazing Gardens on the English Riviera

This National Gardening Week 2021, get out and find inspiration amongst the fantastic gardens around the English Riviera.
8th April 2021

A Day in the Life of…a Stage Manager at Babbacombe Theatre

"Every day is different because anything can happen during a live performance. Microphones can break, lights can go out, curtains can get stuck, magic goes wrong but no matter what, the show must go on."
24th March 2021

A Day in the Life of…a Head Gardener at Torre Abbey

"At four years old I believed that there were tigers living in the Palm House jungle. So how could I resist coming to work in a place where I spent so many magical, happy hours as a child?"
23rd February 2021
Stalagmites at Kents Cavern

A Day in the Life of…an Education Officer at Kents Cavern

"To this day, I still find it awe-inspiring to walk into the cave and know that pre-historic people used to live here. In this space. Where I’m standing. WOW!"