Category Archives: Days out

A day of beautiful flowers

The more I visit Helmsley Walled Garden, the more I love it. Today was the first time I had been in the spring and I wasn’t to be disappointed. Look at the spectacular tulips in a meadow (with Helmsley Castle … Continue reading

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Supermarket parsley

Last night, my daughter was playing steel pans at a music festival, so I had a lovely evening out – a beautiful drive along the A660, which provides one of the most amazing views in the whole of the country, … Continue reading

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Whittling and old tights

It was wonderful weather for the workday at Old Sleningford Farm where we go once a month. I took one of my friends and I hope she enjoyed it as much as we did. One of the jobs my daughter … Continue reading

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On the buses

Having bought a week-long bus ticket last Saturday, I’ve used it today to get to both my Knit and Natter group and my local organic farm, so I feel as though I’ve had a bit of an adventure. (NB I … Continue reading

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Not vermicelli

Okay, I’ve used my car today, so clearly I’ve got a carbon footprint. At the same time, I’m feeling uplifted by one or two events which have taken place. First off, I took my latest finished book along to the … Continue reading

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Palm trees and daffodils

Do you have a list of places you wish to visit? On my list was Brittany, in the North West of France. So, when my daughter at Christmas asked if we could go to France on our next holiday, I … Continue reading

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Snow on my birthday!

It was snowing on the day I was born but I don’t think I have witnessed it on this day since. In any case, it didn’t stop play today. We did a baking class with Lovely Loaves, which meant we … Continue reading

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