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Tour of Wessex , Somerton, [Ancient capital of] Somerset – Saturday, 28th May to Monday 30th May 2011   Organiser, Nick Bourne, his wife Sam, her parents, his mother May, sister Emma, son Alfie and baby too make this year’s ‘Tour of Wessex’ a truly family affair… Helen at Claud the Butler gives a ‘Claud-centric’ […]

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Millenium Green Fundraiser

Not many words… we think these pictures say it all…   This was the wonderful ‘Frome Millenium Green Fundraiser’ held on Saturday 21st May 2011   Special thanks in order to Chris and Sue Bucklow for use of their magical ‘Willow Vale’ garden, Bee and Edward for organising such brilliant stalls and raffles – and […]

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Davina’s Divas

The very first ‘Diva 100’ women-only cycle challenge took place at Cowdray Park Golf Club in West Sussex last weekend. Claud the Butler was there to cheer home the lovely ladies…   The smiles of joy on the rider’s faces as they cross the finish line says it all – this challenge, led by Davina […]

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Pressure Drop or ‘We Got Fleas’

As the inaugural ‘Frome Flea’ turned the Market Yard car park into a veritable Parisian ‘Marche des Puces’, Claud the Butler was on hand with the coffee, cakes and bunting for a Frome-style celebration…   The first ‘Frome Flea’ got the whole town buzzing – we had the Artisan’s Market, the ‘Pop’ gallery opening and […]

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A Grand Obsession

Chris Sidwell’s ‘A Race For Madmen’ book signing 7th April 2011, Live2Ride, Frome, Somerset   It’s a total testament to the current popularity of road racing that on a work-a-day Thursday evening  cycling journalist and author, Chris Sidwells, can pull a healthy crowd of cycling enthusiasts to hear a talk on his new book – […]

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