• July 2020 Water                       To Stratford on Avon

    July 2020 Water To Stratford on Avon

    We set off for a cruise upriver to Stratford. This usually takes four leisurely days. Whenever we go under the M5 we joke about seeing an Eddie Stobart lorry. This time we saw one! We do just fit under Eckington […]

     
  • July 2020 Wheels and Water  Part 5  Norfolk

    July 2020 Wheels and Water Part 5 Norfolk

    So leaving Lincolnshire behind we travelled to Norfolk to meet up with sister and niece and spouses. We stopped off on the way to visit Castle Acre. English Heritage had things organised with a one way system, but the car […]

     
  • July 2020 Wheels and Water  Part 4 Lincolnshire

    July 2020 Wheels and Water Part 4 Lincolnshire

    Saturday morning we visited the nearby village of Moulton The windmill was not open. Interesting statistic about this churchyard bench. Wisbech certainly tries to attract shoppers! The River Nene passes through the town and some effort has been made to […]

     
  • July 2020 Wheels and Water  Part 3 Lincolnshire

    July 2020 Wheels and Water Part 3 Lincolnshire

    We booked Henry into a beautiful lawned site named Hagbeach Manor in a small village called Holbeach, near Spalding. It had tall manicured hedges that stopped the wind whistling over the fens and had spaces for about 15 vehicles. We […]

     
  • July 2020 Wheels and Water Part 2: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

    We met up with the mail at Cromford canal. It was cool and rainy but fortunately the cafe was prepared with umbrellas and marquee. Little specialist shops occupy the old mill buildings, although only a few were open. Zita and […]

     
  • July 2020 Wheels and Water Part I                          Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

    July 2020 Wheels and Water Part I Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

    We decided to go and collect our post and tried to book a campsite in Buxton so as to be reasonably close to our personal post office in Cheshire! No luck at Chatsworth either so eventually we made a booking […]

     
  • Out and About                     June 2020 Part 2

    Out and About June 2020 Part 2

    I love open gardens they are so inspiring. and I was so pleased when the NGS decided gardens could be open again. Good for the charity too. I booked for us to visit to several local gardens, We went off […]

     
  • Wildlife and Out and About  Tewkesbury                         June 2020  Part 1

    Wildlife and Out and About Tewkesbury June 2020 Part 1

    Isabel and Simon our resident mallards have produced a family of nine. They love visiting at breakfast time and lunchtime well anytime really in the hope of food. Various other ducks have visited and one brown one liked sitting on […]

     
  • May 2020                     Lockdown Continues

    May 2020 Lockdown Continues

    An excellent start to the month as my runner beans had germinated! We also continued to tidy up the garden Still no response to my offer to be a NHS telephone Volunteer. Using Zoom we enjoyed a talk from David […]

     
  • April 2020 Lockdown

    April 2020 Lockdown

    A very quiet month. I rekindled my interest in wild flowers and have made a garden using what materials were to hand namely logs and rabbit proof wild flowers. I have thistles, docks, cuckoo pint, huge verbascums, forget me nots, […]

     
 

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