Tag Archives: West Country

Spring Flowers In West Country England

There is no reason for this post other than for the simple fact that spring is a time for flowers and I like flowers and I like spring so I thought it would be nice to share a few photos … Continue reading

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Cornwall, ‘Rebecca’ and a Homecoming

Well, Thanksgiving has been and gone (I hope you all had a good one!), my son Nicky celebrated his birthday in style and we spent a wonderful weekend with some very special people at their lovely home in Cornwall. To my … Continue reading

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Let us Remember these Men at the Eleventh Hour

Today, at the 11th hour of this 11th day of this 11th month,  the time the guns fell silent along the Western front in 1918 and an armistice was declared,  the anniversary of the World War One armistice 95 years … Continue reading

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Ladybird, Ladybird, Fly Away Home…

Well, it had to come to an end sometime. After more than two weeks of uninterrupted sunshine and soaring temperatures here in the UK, with yesterday being the hottest, and stickiest day yet, the heat wave has broken.  We are … Continue reading

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