A Few Facts about Somerset

What did I know about Somerset, not a lot really, International despite Pete coming from there we never really talked about it or visited. I knew Glastonbury and the Cheddar Gorge where there and they make cider. The sum total of my previous knowledge. I know a bit more now and learning more every day. I decided  a visit to Taunton library was in order wholesale MLB jerseys to organize my plan of action for learning about my new home. First thing PAPER I found out – 3hr 30mins to drive here  from London, straight down the M25, mmm a fairly busy motorway! An alternative route to visiting London, direct trains from Taunton to London Paddington only takes 2 hours. So going up to London for the day is a viable option.  Yea! Now for some ‘did you know ‘question and answers? Did you know Somerset was called the land of the summer people by the trip ancient welsh Celts and Saxons? This was due to the fact they could only live off the land in summer cheap nba jerseys as it flooded in winter. Did you know the smallest city in So England is in Somerset? It is the City of Wells. Pete and I are heading there for the weekend beginning of December; cheap MLB jerseys they have a winter festival, with a reindeer parade and Christmas market. I love Christmas Markets! Did you know that there are 32 farms dedicated to the production of cider? Taunton and Shepton Mallet is where you will find the largest cider plant in Europe, producing Blackthorn Cider. Did you know that one of the oldest engineered roads wholesale NFL jerseys is in of Somerset? It is called Sweet Track after the person who found it, I has been dated to 3807 and 3806 wholesale jerseys BC. And the final one for this post; did you know its snows more in Somerset than anywhere else in England?  Wonderful! I thought you might enjoylistening to a song about Somerset, called Land of the Summer People, not my cup of tea and freaked me out a bit in that it was all fields and countryside but...

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So why Somerset?

Hi there, my name is Sophie and I am an east ender, born and bred.  Love the wholesale jerseys city life, the hustle, the bustle, THE SHOPS! I like meeting my mates for a wander round the market and a few glasses of wine after.  Being in London is being central to everything important in my life but it is also expensive, stressful cheap jerseys and tiring – travelling by tube is not the most pleasant of experiences especially at rush time. So you Idea ask why are you, a bona fide city girl, writing about Somerset? The answer is simple, because of love. I have moved here lock stock and smoking barrel because of my husband. My husband, Pete, was headhunted for another job near his home town of Taunton. Now I knew he has wanted to go back for some time, I know he has lived in London these past 5 years to alles? keep me happy; about time I responded in kind. Now there are a lot of pluses with this job, increased salary, relocation monies To and most of all Pete really wanting to do this particular job. Taking this opportunity also meant I did not need to work full time. We moved here a couple of months and I decided to start this blog to share my adventures in getting to know Somerset and as a way of keeping family and mates in London updated. We are renting a house in Taunton for now, while we look around for where we actually want to live. Pete’s relocation money from his new firm is allowing us to take a little time in deciding. So my plan of action was initially to discover cheap jerseys Taunton and then explore different parts of the county, keeping an eye open for houses and jobs for me., I trained in tourism so I hope I will not have too much trouble getting work. Not too interaktywnymi worried about working until after Christmas though.. In fact I am getting quite excited about getting to know Somerset as what I have found so Welcome far is interesting and...

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