How to enjoy a British summer holiday

How to enjoy a British summer holiday

Rain stopped play. Empty deck chairs at the funfair in Cardiff Bay.   How to enjoy a British summer holiday. Despite the rain and the fickle weather we still managed…

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Contemplation and Meditation

Contemplation and Meditation

    William Henry Davies, a Welsh poet who lived from 1871 to 1940 and spent much of his life in the USA, wrote a poem called “Leisure”. In it…

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Lunch in Nice and Blogger meet-up

Lunch in Nice and Blogger meet-up

    One of the aspects of blogging I like most is meeting new and interesting people, especially fellow bloggers. I find the blogging community extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming.…

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A visit to one of the grandest English Country houses and Gardens

A visit to one of the grandest English Country houses …

We have just returned from spending two wonderful days in the magnificent Derbyshire countryside.  Our men went fishing on the river Wye for the elusive brown and rainbow trout.  …

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Dressing for Henley – Rowing anyone

Dressing for Henley – Rowing anyone

I come from a long lineage of “rowers” therefore Henley Regatta is an annual pilgrimage and family gathering. This year will be no exception. We have met for our picnics…

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