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The beauty and the beast at Blenheim

Here’s something! I learned how to grab a still image from the GoPro movie files! Ha! Prepare to be inundated with more and possibly more interesting photos…lol. (here’s a GoPro still) On Monday, Robbie and I jumped into our TVRs and hooned x-Oxfordshire to…

August 29, 2017

Test drive to lunch at the palace next door.

It’s a long weekend here in the UK and a festival of speed at Blenheim, our palace next door. We thought it would be loads of fun to drive our his and her’s TVRs to the festival. But we decided to make a test…

August 28, 2017

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

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

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

Out of Prague, in Dobrichovice with friends

The rain came at night and I rented a car and headed out into the country. Just to have fun on the roads, I prearranged to hire a BMW series 3, little zippy thing, however, the car reserved was (apparently similar) a BMW series…

June 4, 2017

Art in the Garden weekend the recap.

Hello everybody. What a weekend it’s been and what a work up to the Art in the Garden show! It’s been a fantastic few days, mixed with hard work and exhaustion, and a couple sushi suppers. Come, I’ll show you how it all went.…

May 29, 2017

Birthdays and art

It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special),…

May 12, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and the Opus outdoor painting challenge

Today was the Opus Art Supply outdoor painting challenge day and I must tell you that I’ve been painting up a storm lately for the Art in the Garden show May 27th weekend, and painting plein air all day was something I really didn’t…

May 7, 2017