TOPSHAM, Devon

Topsham is a unique town on the Exe estuary, Devon, just three miles from Exeter in England's West country. Loved by its locals, and savoured by those who visit. Topsham offers breathtaking river walks, independent shops, antiques and galleries, restaurants and pubs, or just a beautiful space to stop on your bike ride and watch the boats go by with a pint.

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Topsham

People & Memories of Topsham


Topsham flooding, 4th February 2014 - from Topsham TV

Bryansue - blog of Bryan and Sue's adventures on emigrating to New Zealand in 2006.
Callys Cottage - blog by Saturday Market trader
Clare Girvan - local writer
Clayton Stealback - horror/supernatural fiction writer
Dave Davies: The co-founder of The Kinks lived here until recently. 
Design Credo - Andrew Butler's blog on  design, graphics, search engine optimisation, and more.
Diary of Phyllis Bethel - wartime diary, published in blog form: "From Wiesbaden Germany 1929 to Topsham, Devon, Great Britain 1953"
JSBlog - Journal of a Southern Bookreader - the weblog of Ray Girvan (books, music and anything strange and interesting).
Norman Croucher - mountaineer, author, motivational speaker
Notes from a Devon kitchen - food blog by Marc and Kim Millon
Propertynewshound - Graham Norwood's property market webblog
NEW - Thestarlingsgatherhere - Hannah Durdin's blog about life and home education, as featured in the Exeter Express & Echo.
The Topsham Naturalist - "A blog about birds, insects, in fact any kind of wildlife. Mostly around Topsham, Devon. Photos, sketches and illustrations".
Topsham TV -  YouTube channel of Topsham-based producer and director Alex Leger. Videos include local events such as mud football in 1979, flooding in 1984, the pump running competition on the quay in the 1990s, salmon fishing, the artist Graham Rich, Show of Hands performing in 2010, the Puertas String Quartet in St Margaret’s Church, Devon Air Ambulance celebration at Darts Farm, and an aerial shot of the town from a RN Sea Harrier.
Wayland Wordsmith - Lympstone-based "Discourser on the Exe estuary"
A Wren-like Note -  site for local writer Ray Girvan's new biography of the Isle of Wight author Maxwell Gray.
Estuary Photos by Richard Hargreaves Gallery of excellent wildlife photos at the Topsham Birdwatching & Naturalist Society site.
Topsham at Geograph.org.uk (Ordnance Survey collaborative ground-level coverage)
Nobody Special: local and Devon photos by Jimi Bartlett
Andrew Horne's Portfolio Very striking photo collection, including some of Topsham.
Topsham KAP photos A link to Dave Mitchell's Flickr.com set of KAP (Kite Aerial Photography) images taken fom a kite flown from Topsham Quay.
Topsham Photography Iain Mckay's photo site: Topsham and world
Topshaman's photostream Gary Mackley-Smith's Flickr photoset.
Adam Gill, a Westcountry-born musician and composer now living in Hong Kong, sent us this YouTube link, River Walk, one of his contemporary classical compositions set to images of Topsham and the Exe estuary nearby.

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