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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

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