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Indiana Jones and an Andrews sister at Retro Festival

Hello everyone, it’s been a wonderfully roller coastery Saturday for us at the Retro Festival. We had the most amazing time with our friends Chris and Diane and their darling granddaughter Kelsey. We toured the vintage car show grounds, shopped miles of vintage markets,…

August 15, 2016
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Lately: Car port, Oxford, and lunch at The Vaults, plus video!

Hello everyone, It’s been quite the busy week round here. We’ve (when I say we, I mean Robert), have chopped down an apple tree. It was a hard decision to chop it down, mainly because it was such a hardy and healthy tree, but…

August 14, 2016
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Visiting William Morris at Kelmscott Manor, plus video

I love it when my friend Elaine calls and says, “Are you free Wednesday next at about a quarter past one, dahling?” I love it because I know she’s planning a surprise for me. In the past she’s taken me to Charlecote Park, Seizincote…

August 4, 2016
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Midsummer, meadow, wildflowers and a tiny seasonal journal

The meadow keeps meadowing along with wildflowers and grasses going thru their season an I keep walking thru it taking photos and marvelling at how beautiful it all is. Right now there are tons of peacock butterfly caterpillars on the ragwort munching away. I…

August 2, 2016
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Owls, owls, owls

There are such wonderful organisations all over the UK which are dedicated to the preservation and the showing of wildlife; whether butterflies, birds, mammals, or wildflowers. These organisations routinely pop up around shopping centres, markets, fairs and any public show. Last Saturday, I came…

July 26, 2016
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Pre-supper drinks in our friend’s garden plus a silly video

Our friends Elaine and William invited us to their lovely garden for pre-supper drinks. Our friends Mile and Val were there as well, and it was so lovely and warm in the garden that we talked and caught up till well past supper. Today…

July 25, 2016
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A steam rally visit

Do you guys know what a steam rally is? You probably do, but up until a few years ago, I didn’t. It’s a gathering of all sorts of historic steam-powered machines from the Industrial Revolution to modern times. There are machines that whir, and…

July 23, 2016