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Bodiam Castle - One Week in Pictures - Day 4 (April 12th)

Saturday actually felt like it had come around quite quickly and on todays agenda was a trip to Bodiam Castle.  We were up and out of the house as quickly as we could be with three children and four adults and a long wait in a lot of traffic - why exactly the Highways Agency thought it was good idea to cut hedges and close an entire lane on the A22 at the weekend of the Easter holiday is absolutely beyond me. 245 more words

Being A Mum


Here is our brand new cross stitch sampler design for Lanhydrock, arguably the finest house in Cornwall and just a few minutes up the road from us here in Lerryn.   184 more words

Cross Stitch

Chocolate Heaven: Home and Away

Come rain or shine, chocolate eggs/sweets/biscuits and cakes were always going to feature heavily over the Easter weekend.

In fairness to D, he didn’t stand much of a chance. 706 more words

UK Monkey

Photo Archive: Clouds Hill, Dorset, June 2011.

It was on my first holiday in Dorset that Mr. W drove me out to Clouds Hill to look at the one time retreat of T. 208 more words


The River Meavy - where?

The River Meavy is perhaps one of Dartmoor’s lesser known rivers. Its source is close to Black Tor on Walkhampton Common south of Princetown. The river then flows south into Burrator Reservoir before emerging and  heading south through Meavy and on to join the River Plym at Shaugh Prior. 138 more words

Hide and Seek

On Friday, we went on the National Trust / Cadburys Easter Egg hunt at National Trust East Riddlesden Hall. The OH was working so my dad came with us as well. 86 more words


2 Willow Road

A rainy grey day brought alive by a visit to a home still full of life and character even without its occupants.

There is a strong sense of the family who once lived here, of dinners being prepared in the small kitchen and children playing on a wooden slide in the nursery on the upper floor. 73 more words