Tag Archives: Norfolk

Day 17: Belorado to Villafranca Montes de Oca

Villafranca Montes de Oca, tiny and lovely, a village of 200 souls with a church able to take at least treble that amount, like so many places both here and in Britain. The Church here at Villafranca……. For me the … Continue reading

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Viana to Navarrete part two

My longest walk to date 23 km, but the terrain was kind to both knees and feet! I passed through a wild life reserve, I suppose in England we would call it an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty…. There was … Continue reading

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One day to go before I step into the unknown!

I have spent the morning packing and unpacking, discarding, then changing my mind; then changing my mind again. Do I really need the cockroach and bed bug spray? Athletes foot powder? Hair shampoo? Spare pair of gloves in case I … Continue reading

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21.12.14. A handy escape from Christmas

The family shoot was a glorious occasion, the day bright, cold, crisp, and extremely windy which made for fast, high, and challenging birds………… the black tie dinner was a riot, lots of fun, laughter, and yes – booze (and good food). … Continue reading

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13.11.14 An old dog goes home, a visit from a daughter and grandson and the Harrogate show

We took our beloved dog Fable to the vets yesterday and didn’t bring her home, just a rather worn collar and a brand new lead (why did I buy a new lead for her? I just don’t know) This poem … Continue reading

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15.06.2014 My wonderful world, a new tree is planted and a great working weekend

Today I thought I’d take you with me on my morning walk around the Estate, this is especially for Jonty my husband’s stepson, who spent a great deal of his formative years here (and loved it). So, let’s go; I leave … Continue reading

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17.04.14. shooting babies, devoted (grand) motherhood, free project, and another watercolour

Well what a wonderful week, the weather has been a little unpredictable and this summer storm played strange tricks with the light     It’s suddenly high summer here in the valley, the chestnut trees are resplendent with their conical … Continue reading

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