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Vance croquet

(Left to right – Bob, me, Bill shooting out of the iris, Dr. Bill)

I don’t like to lose.  At anything.  Ever.  Just ask my wife.   1,208 more words

Small Town Living

12 Ways to Have a Victorian Summer

No one is daring anyone to wear a corset on a hellish day.

Below a list of activities unfolds sure to introduce yesteryear charm and delight. 94 more words

Victorian Era

"Stepping Out In Pike"

My next visit was the summer I was one when my parents had gone to Oregon for work. I started out in Buffalo, at my grandparents’ house, and then accompanied them and my sixteen year old Aunt Cary to their summer place in Pike. 270 more words

A Day in Glenapp

While in Scotland, we wanted to visit the countryside and we wanted to stay in a castle. This is where Google is amazing. If you Google “stay in a castle in Scotland” one of the first results is a… 923 more words




Today we are going to Muse about the annual exodus.  If this is your first visit, welcome to Musings. If you have been here before, welcome back. 559 more words


A lovely day at Bisham

More recuperating wounded soldiers had a lovely day out at Bisham Abbey.

14 May 1917
Soldiers here (16) – played croquet, bowls & boated. Mr Noble brought officers. 13 more words

Life On The Home Front