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Veronica Roth

Oxford day, appointments and chasing the Moors.

Hello everybody, how’s your week going? I’ve had a rare treat! Robert came with me into Oxford and we had a beautiful day. I must say that Robert rarely comes into Oxford with me, but he had an appointment in town and so we…

August 4, 2017

On the trail of the history of the Knights Templar next door

Hi guys, I’m on the track of the history of Thomas and Isabelle Moore (AKA de la More, AKA Isabella, AKA Isabel…wish history would make up its mind…but then I suppose it’s the same as agreeing on Shakespear Shackspeare Shakespeare.) So apart from the…

July 29, 2017

The history exhibition at Northmoor village

Now, this was a treat! I walked down to the village (under threatening clouds), and into our Northmoor church St Deny’s, Because my friend Julie put on a history day inside the church. All throughout the church were either tables or makeshift tables propped…

July 26, 2017

Hello from Sunday night (version 2.0) and, I bought the TVR!

Hi everyone, This post is my regular (ahem) semi regular hello from Sunday night post except it’s the 2.0 version…the one where I wrote a post last Sunday but felt like I had nothing to say, (and the photos were pretty lame), and so…

July 23, 2017

My birthday and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Hello everyone, I almost want to say, “welcome to my annual RBG Kew post!” But it’s true. On my birthday it’s traditional for us to visit Kew and, in all of England, there’s no other place I’d rather be. I get absolutely giddy walking…

July 15, 2017

Cooking and painting in my vintage painting box on this rainy day

And that was summer!…is not what we want to think round here, but overnight the lovely weather has broken and in came a day of torrential downpours. It’s actually a good thing because the garden needs it. This was our view almost all day.…

July 11, 2017

Hello from Sunday night which turned into a Monday post again

Hello from the Monday after a very quiet and maybe even boring weekend at home. (But you know what? Exactly what I needed.) Our weekend turned into a dealing with various car projects weekend. Robert drove my Land Rover out from under cover and…

July 10, 2017

Oxford day

I had one pill of my travel probiotics left and needed to make a trip into Oxford to the larger health food store to buy some more. I stopped in our market town at the small health food store earlier in the week, but…

July 7, 2017

Back home in Oxfordshire

Hello everyone, I’m back in OXON with Robbie and took a few days to recover, adjust and flip into UK living. Look at this little guy! Theo is so much bigger and so much gentler. Robert has him so incredibly well trained and disciplined.…

July 7, 2017