Lincoln A to Z

Lincoln A to Z D13 Birchwood

Lincoln A to Z D13 Birchwood

When I were a lad my first proper job, in 1984, was at Marconi on Doddington Road in Lincoln and Dave Hopkins and I used to nip home to his place at midday for a spot of lunch. Things were …

Posted on February 27th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A to Z Q12 St Swithens Cemetery and Canwick Park Golf Course

Lincoln A to Z Q12 St Swithens Cemetery and Canwick Park Golf Course

The question on today’s lips is whether anyone has ever been killed by a golf ball on Canwick Park Golf Course and subsequently cremated and buried in St Swithen’s Cemetery.

Being killed on the course but not buried in the …

Posted on February 23rd, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A to Z Q9 maternity unit, Lincoln County Hospital

Lincoln A to Z Q9 maternity unit, Lincoln County Hospital

Christmas Day 1991 was a quiet affair. The two of us had Christmas lunch on our own at the house in Greetwell Gate. Anne was heavily pregnant and now two weeks overdue.

We went out pretty much every night in …

Lincoln A to Z V5 North Greetwell – one horse town and no pub

Lincoln A to Z V5 North Greetwell – one horse town and no pub

Part of the ancient Lawress Wapentake (apparently Lawress is Old English for “lark”) the village of North Greetwell lies on the Roman highway the A158 Wragby Road heading in a North Easterly direction towards the Lincolnshire Wolds. The village comprises …

Posted on February 22nd, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A to Z – G10 the problem seed

Lincoln A to Z – G10 the problem seed

a stroke of the pen,

global game

empire and politics

arbitrary decisions

divided peoples

straight lines

far off rulers

hewing of nations

fields of Fen Farm

North Kesteven Lincoln – Lincoln North Kesteven

just like that

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Posted on February 21st, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z, poems.

Lincoln A to Z J3 – Griffinwood

Lincoln A to Z J3 – Griffinwood

“WARNING – GRIFFINS NESTING”

Entry to this wood is at your own risk. The Department of Magic recommends that only groups accompanied by a certified magical creature expert proceed beyond this point. Whilst under normal circumstances griffins are known to …

Posted on February 20th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A to Z V3 Mulsanne Park – sporting triumphs and utter dejection

Lincoln A to Z V3 Mulsanne Park – sporting triumphs and utter dejection

When our third child was quite young he went along to Saturday morning football at Mulsanne Park. We were never sure whether Mulsanne rhymed with frying pan or window pane. I was of the former camp but others in the …

Posted on February 16th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z, chinks.

Lincoln A to Z S seven, legendary plot

Lincoln A to Z S seven, legendary plot

Did Roman legions march up Bunkers Hill, battling their way through traffic to Skegness? As they left the safety and confines of their city was it understood they were passing a special place? Maybe.

Did St Hugh tending his stone-carrying …

Posted on February 10th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z, fusion.