Rosemary and I enjoyed the annual weekend away organised by the Berkshire Branch of the Cambridge Society. The weekend was in Carmarthenshire from May 16 to May 18. We met up with our friends at the Dolaucothi Gold Mines, old Roman workings, more … Continue reading →
Visited Waddesdon Manor, where there was a vintage car day. Over 90 of these cars turned up and parked in front of the Manor. Picnicked on the lawn in front of the house, and snoozed in the warm sun. Suitably … Continue reading →
Decided to get the most from our National Trust membership and so off we went to Chastleton House, near Moreton –in-the-Marsh., billed as “one of England’s finest and most complete Jacobean houses”. It turned out not to be an exaggeration; a … Continue reading →
This weekend we went into Woodstock. Rosemary felt we had not been there for some years. Checkout out some expensive antique shops, you can tell where the market is aimed at when you see the newsagent selling the Herald Tribune. Afterwards into … Continue reading →
Lovely warm sunny day, so decided to go and visit a National Trust site. Chose Cannons Ashby Home of the Dryden Family. Manor House containing Elizabethan wall paintings & Jacobean plaster work, formal gardens, medieval church and parkland.