St Catherine’s Hill, Frome, Somerset for Condé Nast Traveller magazine.
Just over a month ago I shot a set of images on my home town of Frome in Somerset, smack bang in the middle of the English countryside. It’s an interesting place, making a bit of a name by enticing city types to sip coffee and try on vintage wares. Continue reading
St Catherine’s Hill, Frome, Somerset
In 2010 a little known metal detector hobbyist was pottering about a well-furrowed field on the outskirts of a small rural Somerset/Wiltshire border town. Stopping to investigate an unusually large signal he then proceeded to dig up one of the largest historic Roman coin hoards discovered in the UK, a pot containing 50,000 bronze and 5 rare solid silver coins that became known as the ‘Frome Hoard’. It was certainly a surprise for the town of its namesake, though not completely unfamiliar with notoriety, still able to throw to catch you off guard. Continue reading