For me, Durlston has many associations. Firstly, it is such a special and unusual spot, a place of beauty and interest, thanks to Burt's legacy.
2ndly, when I started working with the team to develop the castle, I was virtually the only woman at those meetings. Thankfully this has changed and would say it is a much more balanced mix.
3rdly. My dear Mum's poem was selected by artist Gary Breeze, who came up with the timeline. My mum loved Durlston and her poem reminds us how small we are within the timeline of nature. For me, Durlston reminds me of my much missed Mum who died 4 years ago. I enjoy seeing her poem etched in stone in the timeline.
Her poem follows: