Author Archives Sara Lampitt

  • This afternoon was one of those times when Guernsey shone.  Little wind, clear December light and a sea full of the temper, from this morning’s weather. Clusters of people stood and gazed at the pounding waves.  It was exciting watching and waiting for the next ‘big one’.  Albecq (where the photo was taken) was lee-ward […]

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  • A bright cold December day is a wonderful time to take a walk.  Here’s something you might look out for along the way. Wrens are busy little birds and Ivy is stalwart and prodigious, providing shelter and insects during the winter.  The relationship works well. Wrens are tiny and  like our other feathered friends, have […]

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  • National Trust of Guernsey is thrilled to be show-cased in Edition 2 of Made in Guernsey.  Featuring the iconic Guernsey cow on the cover, the bi-annual coffee table  publication by Livingroom hosts a great variety of articles and photography that show all the wonderful aspects of our diverse and ever-evolving Guernsey life. Richard Hardie, Director […]

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  • If you follow NTG’s Folk & Costume Facebook page, you’ll see their very clever Advent Calender.  For many Christmas gifts, there is a relevant Museum artefact.  Our bespoke ‘lace’ pinny and an exquisite Maltese Lace Collar are charming examples of marrying the past and present … … on the subject of which, who don’t you […]

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  • In James’s own words “Had a big do last night and debuted 26 Cornet Street… Went down a storm! Sold out in an hour… Check out the attached review 🙂 lots of people were asking where I got the name idea from too! ” It’s one thing when you know the recipe sounds good – […]

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  • Honorary Secretary needed! Our current (brilliant) Hon Sec wants to spend more time with Land Committee. Do you have great admin skills and experience in this area – and about 3 hrs a month to spare? If so, we’d love to hear from you: admin@nationaltrust.gg

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  •   NTG are extremely grateful to the team at www.livingroom.gg for choosing us as their local charity for November’s Guernsey Property Guide.  We’re the ‘proud owners’ of a full page 3 spread in glorious technicolour. This copy will be delivered to over 27,000 doorsteps over the next week – fabulous publicity – thank you Living […]

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  • Made in Guernsey.  The “Linking in” phase.  Taken today at a very hard working island business.  Answer:  “When its an imposter” Phone lines at BBC Radio Guernsey were hot today with lively discussions about the island’s unique knitted seaman’s sweater, known to us all as a Guernsey. We learned many things – they’re not easy […]

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  • Selected National Trust properties are to return to the convivial glory of yesteryear.  Upmarket events company Rhubarb is planning spectacular occasions in iconic properties in London and the Home Counties, with the revenue being invested in the preservation of the venues. Petworth House (pictured)  Osterley Park & House and Stowe  are among the chosen properties. […]

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  •   One of the first things we learn in Guernsey, is that the little odd stones that stick out of the granite walls are for ‘witches to sit on’ – it’s legendary!  Pumpkins are selling aplenty, and today’s pic is an All Hallow’s Eve offering from the kitchen and two very careful teenage girls – […]

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