Last Sunday, the Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit held the latest episode of their popular Breakfast Club series. These meets, as mentioned in a previous post, are held on the first Sunday of every month. And best of all, entry is ticketed, but free. Once again, thanks to the prolonged dry spell that the UK is… Continue reading Classic Car Sunday – Goodwood
A few days ago we spent a cracking day with some of our grand children. We visited Staunton Country Park Farm, a calm oasis just a short distance out-of-town. Calm that is, if you ignore the general hubbub of the excited children feeding the animals or in the play park. From the Staunton website ….… Continue reading Staunton Country Park Farm
For some time now, I’ve been considering getting myself a boat. Partly as a project to fill my time and also so that I can have some fun and go fishing. So, I sort of stumbled on this beauty and thought that it would be an ideal “doer upper”. I’ve already thought of some names,… Continue reading A Doer Upper ?
The month of June is quite often referred to as “Flaming June”. Depending on the weather this can be either a positive description or a negative one. This year I believe this description would be delivered as a positive. The weather has been predominantly good, much to the benefit of the roses. Here are a… Continue reading Flaming June
Given the current cold spell I don’t begrudge these little fellows a few peanuts. Midday and -1 outside even though the sun is shining. A few snow sprinkles falling too, although too few to bother anyone. Although I put the peanuts out for the birds, the squirrels (and Wood Pigeons) eat the bulk of them.… Continue reading Nut Jobs
Petersfield is a market town in Hampshire, England. It is 17 miles north of Portsmouth. Petersfield Heath Lake is a popular spot for mums and their kids as there are playgrounds and a cafe along with nice walks around the shoreline. Boats can be hired and the lake is also popular with fishermen.
A short while ago, I had the great pleasure of going for a walk with my granddaughter Becky. We chose to visit Emsworth, a short drive from home. Becky is 21 and, as with all my grand children, always perks up this grumpy 66 year old. Emsworth is a small town in Hampshire on the… Continue reading A November Afternoon