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Secret Bude – Something of a Labour of Love
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Bude & Beyond community website owner and one of the trio involved in Bude Past & Present, Dawn Robinson, is pleased to announce the publication of her third and latest book on Bude. The book, Secret Bude was published last week by Amberley Publishing. It breaks away from the previous two books commissioned by the publishers, Bude in Old Postcards and Bude Through Time....

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Bude Mystery Woman – Pamela Coleman-Smith (aka Colman)
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Pamela Colman Smith is something of a mystery, which is maybe part of her enduring appeal to her followers. It was only when investigating the history of Bude for my forthcoming book, Secret Bude, that I came across her, for she died in the town. Part of the mystery is where she is buried, or whether she was cremated. We all like a grave...

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Swimming in Bude
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This slideshow requires JavaScript. Talking to a Plymouth College of Art student recently, I discovered that Bude Sea Pool is unique in the UK for being the only outdoor pool which is actually built into the landscape. Certainly, it is one of the last remaining tidal lidos in the country. She felt this, therefore, creates a unique sense of space because, while the sea...

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