We had another good day staying with Mrs Tootlepedal’s brother and his wife. We were royally looked after and taken for a walk over the Chiltern Hills in the afternoon. The combination of wild flowers and good views was very satisfying. I append a gallery of views… … and a gallery of wild flowers. AContinue reading “Going wild”
We spent the day with Mrs Tootlepedal’s sister, her brothers and their wives taking some time to remember her mother who died last year. We visited a favourite spot of hers beside a windmill and then went for a pub lunch nearby. A road accident ahead of us caused roads to be closed so weContinue reading “A family day”
After a comfortable set of train journeys we arrived safely at Mrs Tootlepedal’s brother’s house where we were royally entertained to an excellent meal prepared by his wife. The weather was lovely all day.
This is not one of my regular diary posts, but a collection of the headers for all the posts in March. It might give an impression of what the month has been like here. The gallery starts with the 31st and ends with the 1st
This is not one of my usual diary posts. It contains all the header pictures from February’s posts to give an impression of how I saw the month.
Today’s guest picture is another from Venetia’s visit to Wells with my sister Mary. They enjoyed the much photographed view of the cathedral. I didn’t much enjoy the view here when we woke up this morning. There was a thin covering of snow on the lawn but not enough to make a good winter sceneContinue reading “An improvement”
Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent Venetia. She was visiting Wells Cathedral with my sister Mary, when she noticed a swan keen to keep up with what was going on. Question 7 in Test Paper 2: Up to the End of Henry III in that fine history book ‘1066 and All That’ setsContinue reading “A King John day”
This is not one of my usual diary posts as it simply contains all the header pictures for January to give some sort of summary of the month.
This is not a regular diary post but a collection of the header pictures for December to give a little feel of the month.
This is not one of my regular diary posts. It is a compilation of the header pictures for November which perhaps will convey a flavour of the month. Nov 1st is at the bottom and Nov 30th is at the top.