Bovey Belle

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Gender Female
Occupation Wife and mother
Location Builth Wells, Wales, United Kingdom
Introduction Enjoying retirement and scenery in rural Powys, now we have finally downsized. I love the countryside, and its social history. I make brilliant cakes and enjoy different crafts. I have hundreds of books, and love to learn more about literary figures, history and archaeology.
Interests Countryside, walking, antiques, car boot sales, collecting books, reading, cooking, gardening, archaeology, history, literature, needlework.
Favorite Movies Gone With the Wind; Dr Zhivago; Tess of the D'Urbervilles; Carrie's War; the 13th Warrior.
Favorite Music Folk music generally; know all the words to my 60s favourites; Vaughan-Williams.
Favorite Books Where do I start?! Anything by Thomas Hardy ("Tess" is my favourite); the novels of Phil Rickman, Barbara Erskine and Diana Gabaldon; Literary biographies about Kilvert, Edward Thomas, Thomas Hardy, Dickens, and the Brontes etc.