• Floods February 2020

    Floods February 2020

    18th February the peak. The Avon is now over two metres above normal The lawn has disappeared! The water is too deep for us to refill the bird feeders but the robin has learnt how to eat from this one […]

  • 4th February 2020

    4th February 2020

    Another visit to Tewkesbury Abbey This exhibition just makes you smile!

  • Ist February 2020

    Ist February 2020

    Dyffyn House Cardiff An interesting NT house only partially refurbished. Superb setting and grounds, all built on the profits from coal. Front above, and rear: Some wonderful and ghastly fireplaces First floor view over the formal garden Stunning stained glass […]

  • January 2020 Part V

    January 2020 Part V

    What else did we do in this month? To celebrate New Years on Ist January we went to help Will clear the mud left by the flood water off Avon Lock. It was lock keeper Nicky’s birthday. We had a […]

  • January 2020 Part IV

    January 2020 Part IV

    Canterbury has an amazing bus service (frequent to many prime destinations and bang to timetable) so we went on the bus (top deck, front seat) to Dover. We really wanted to see the castle but it was closed! No mention […]

  • January 2020 Part III

    January 2020 Part III

    Walmer castle was fantastic! A real gem! The initial view: Tony’s ancestor Stephen Murphy enlisted in the 52nd foot in Dublin at the age of 13 so he was interested to read this. Beautiful wall hangings The veg patch is […]

  • January Part II

    January Part II

    Our first full day of exploring Kent and our first stop was at the Hornby Visitor Centre. Tony was overjoyed at being able to relive his boyhood. Mainly collecting Tri-ang trains, this was the original factory where they were built, […]

  • April 2020                                 Re January 2020 Part 1 Canterbury and Biggin Hill

    April 2020 Re January 2020 Part 1 Canterbury and Biggin Hill

    Normally our summer cruising would begin on April 1st and I would be recounting our travelling adventures but these are not normal times. We are safely moored up on the River Avon in Tewkesbury Marina So what have we been […]


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