• Sunday 29 September 2019

    Sunday 29 September 2019

    We arrived back in Tewkesbury at midday, 16th September. A few photos of what we have been up to since then. Remember the Alfred Hitchcock movie? A few runner beans were left. The nasturtians ( ? spelling) were blooming and […]

     
  • Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Day        Sunday 15 September 2019

    Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Day Sunday 15 September 2019

    Another busy day! Off to Shire Hall where the County Archivist showed us around. The Council Chamber On display: a painting of HMS Gloucester I liked these plaques with the names and achievements of Gloucestershire people The Wedding Room seemed […]

     
  • Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Day    Saturday 14 September 2019

    Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Day Saturday 14 September 2019

    We began with a walk and talk around Llanthony Secunda Priory. We were moored just outside, so we didn’t have far to go! Then off to the Dick Whittington Pub where we met up with guide Francis who had taken […]

     
  • Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Days       Friday 13 September

    Gloucester History Festival Heritage Open Days Friday 13 September

    What a busy day this turned out to be! The first place we visited was WI House. Unfortunately we had just had breakfast so did not sample the baking! I am a great fan of quilts and these were so […]

     
  • Frampton on Severn    Country Fair                               8 September  2019

    Frampton on Severn Country Fair 8 September 2019

    If you are the huntin, shootin and fishin type then this is for you! This is by far the best Country Fair we have been to! Something for everyone. The first few pictures are especially for David and Ruth! (Ruth […]

     
  • Sunset Saturday 7 September

    Sunset Saturday 7 September

    Moored at Splatt Bridge: Looking over towards the River Severn. Frampton Church and boats in the evening sun. The Moon reflection:

     
  • Slimbridge Again!                      7th September 2019

    Slimbridge Again! 7th September 2019

    We booked a tour of Peter Scotts newly opened home. It takes about an hour and you see the kitchen in all its 1954 glory. The dining room has a formal dining table but a red formica one in the […]

     
  • Severn Railway Bridge

    Severn Railway Bridge

    This was one of the first items I blogged about, in April, but whilst visiting the Dean Forest Railway there was more information in the museum. Here it is. I find the whole story fascinating The trees top right now […]

     
  • Dean Forest Railway             1st September 2019

    Dean Forest Railway 1st September 2019

    After the excitement of watching the Severn Bore we felt in need a more sedate afternoon, so we went to Lydney to visit the railway. The steam engine Rennes was the one pulling the train we were on. First class […]

     
  • The Severn Bore                    1st September 2019

    The Severn Bore 1st September 2019

    Never having seen this, except on the TV, we drove down to the aptly named Severn Bore Inn and as it happened it was a Wadworth hostelry. They were open for breakfast. At 10.10 a fair crowd had gathered however […]

     
 

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