Holiday Homes

Holiday Homes

Finding a suitable holiday home to satisfy everyone in my social group is virtually impossible. I have managed it somehow or other for several years in the past, but pleasing everyone has proved very difficult. Search criteria: 16 adults, 1 dog, coastal, 10 bedrooms,...

To Barbara

We’ve had lots of laughs over the years, we’ve shared our secrets and our fears. At social clubs we’ve danced together, we’ve been out walking in all sorts of weather.We’ve visited gardens and places of history we’ve thrown several parties, the odd murder mystery,...

Westonbirt Arboretum 2013

Well, in spite of the dreadful weather forecast, we took our chances and three car loads of us left at ten and made the two hour journey to Westonbirt, prepared to brace ourselves against the impending storms that had been promised on the weather forecast....

Towcester History Walk

Eight of us , a combination of Exnus and Harmony groups, met outside the Town Hall in  Towcester on a bright, but cold December day for a guided tour given by Don, who is an active member of Towcester History Society.You will find all the details on their website, and...

A birthday prayer for Linda

With apologies to A E Houseman for stealing his first line ‘Loveliest of trees the cherry now’will shelter you well beneath its bough.Wild cyclamen planted round its feetare nodding to make your day complete.Yellow roses in a simple spraybrought here to...

Loch Lomond and the long journey home :(

We awoke to a misty morning over ‘our’ Loch. Our dream holiday was at an end. We were meeting at 8.30am in the hotel dining room as usual, so it was now time to pack up and leave our magical ‘homes’. I took a last few photos of ‘my’...