Yesterday morning was sunny and partly cloudy, not very cold. We had a bus to catch at 12.45 p.m. and had a leisurely morning, packing up our things, having our usual full breakfast at the YHA, and then heading out for a walk in the town. We left the case at the hostel and Stephen … Continue reading Leaving Bath
Today we visited Avebury, site of one of the English henges. It is quite impressive. The standing stones are mostly the result of excavation and setting in place again. We were prompted to visit by what Bill Bryson wrote in The Road to Little Dribbling although we didn't feel, as he did, that the National Trust information … Continue reading In the footsteps of Bill Bryson
Sunday afternoon we went for a walk to the Water Tower Park (as we call it, not the proper name) and did some shopping. On Monday morning we were on our way early and had to stand on the train as far as Clapham Junction. We made our way to the Victoria Bus Station in … Continue reading Bath
We had an enjoyable afternoon yesterday, catching the train to Victoria Station, then a bus through the city to the Aldwych Theatre to see 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical'. When we went to a London theatre a few weeks ago there were no security checks. This time, there was a fairly careful check of … Continue reading Beautiful
I was fiddling around with a photo I took of Stephen at the restaurant Monday night, and finally found a 'look' I was happy with. We had a very windy night last night, with gusts that were almost scary given that we are quite high here and it was slamming against the windows. Today is … Continue reading Portrait of Stephen
These are a couple of photos I took on an evening walk near Knebworth. We feel that we have come to know the local area through our walks. We really love the peace and gentle beauty of the countryside here. With daylight saving it doesn't get dark here until quite late.
I'm not very good at keeping up with this photography site, partly because I need time to process the photos we take. We have been very busy sightseeing and visiting people, and I've been very tired when we do have some down time.I also think I need a way of automatically resizing photos for this … Continue reading England 2014