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Holkham Hall grounds and walled garden...part 3 of our Norfolk trip

Wednesday, December 23, 2015      3 comments

Day three dawned bright and clear with the, by now, familiar cooing of the young squeakers being fed on the fence near our bedroom window. Still a treat to see we watched in awe as the parents fed them on their special pigeon milk. Then ... Read more

Blakeney Point...part 2 of our Norfolk trip

Monday, November 09, 2015      5 comments

Day two of our Norfolk trip dawned early for me with a lot of cooing outside our bedroom window. DH was still sleeping so l padded quietly around the bed and lifted the blind. Outside on the fence top, not six feet away, sat two young pigeons... Read more


Sunday, November 08, 2015      6 comments

My youngest grand daughter's birthday falls the day before Hallowe'en so this year her 5th birthday celebrations followed that theme. A good time was had by are a few snaps of the grandies and some of their friends. Read more

Fun and friendship

Saturday, October 24, 2015      6 comments

Had a great night last night, good food, good company and we won the competition! l belong to that great British institution the Wl. Wl stands for Women's Institute and it's a great organisation. lt all began in 1915 in the small villa... Read more

Norfolk here we come! Part 1 of our Norfolk trip

Thursday, October 22, 2015      8 comments

This is the first of a series of blogs from our walking, bird and seal watching holiday we took mid September. We were staying near family in Wells-next-the-sea in Norfolk but moved about throughout the days to visit different areas. We'r... Read more

Walk with me.

Monday, October 19, 2015      5 comments

Finally back to blogging!! l've been a bit busy of late looking after my four grandchildren, then holidaying with DH so l've not had time to write a blog for a while. Things have changed now and l'm back in harness and raring to go!! Y... Read more

Muston Scarecrow Festival.

Friday, August 07, 2015      6 comments

l really must get back to blogging more but the computer has been playing up, it loses the connectivity to the internet and all my work disappears, l have reported it and they say there's no problem so here goes! My good friend, Ruth, and l... Read more

The first of many!

Thursday, May 21, 2015      5 comments

l haven't blogged any of our walks for a good long while, we just haven't done much. lt's my fault, partly due to ill health so l've had to slowly build my walking back up again and l'm gradually getting there. l've been wandering around t... Read more

Our garden waking up for Springtime.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015      6 comments

This is especially for my friend Patty who expressed a wish to see our garden. Here are a few shots of the part l can see from the kitchen windows and conservatory, it's just bursting into it's second growth after the snowdrops, daffodils and ... Read more

Snowdrop Spectacular

Monday, March 02, 2015      8 comments

Not too far away from where l live is the Estate village of Burton Agnes with it's beautiful Elizabethan Manor House aptly named Burton Agnes Hall. Built between 1598 and 1610 for Sir Henry Griffith, it is still owned by the same family more ... Read more

Winter sunshine

Sunday, March 01, 2015      3 comments

DH had an appointment in town on Friday so l went along for the ride, whilst he was meeting his clients l decided on a stroll along the sea front. lt was very cold and windy but the sun was shining and l'd come prepared with my good thick coat... Read more

Heralds of Spring

Monday, February 16, 2015      7 comments

Spring seems to have arrived. Not that you'd notice much today, it's very cold, windy, dull, overcast and pouring down! Still, the flowers don't seem to mind. The snowdrop is the herald of spring, a harbinger of what's to come. These ... Read more

Memory Lane

Sunday, February 15, 2015      4 comments

Today we took a walk down Memory Lane. l'm very lucky to live in a beautiful part of England. lt's so beautiful it's known as 'God's Own Country' and it's blessed with a wealth of small villages which date back thousands of years. Of course ... Read more

High Wood Brow Trail

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      4 comments

DH wanted to walk Tophill Low Nature Reserve but l fancied Dalby Forest...l won!! We were quite late setting off after a morning in the garden. Now most of the snow has disappeared DH wanted to work on his beloved pond so we knew we would o... Read more

On top of the wolds

Thursday, January 29, 2015      8 comments

Monday was cold, bitterly cold with a strong icy wind but the sky was gorgeous. The clouds were scudding along at a phenomenal rate so the patterns and colours were ever changing. And there was sunshine! We decided a walk was in order. ... Read more

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