Not a Rolex watch, a Caribbean cruise or tickets for Bruce Springsteen. Or a spa weekend, dinner for two at The Ivy or a box at The Royal Opera House. I’m a simple gal. My favourite Christmas present this year was a crocheted Breton sailor (I think that’s what he is meant to be) made… Read More My favourite Christmas present
In a previous blog I described a walk down Walcot Street, now known as Bath’s Artisan Quarter. Sadly, I have to report that on a New Year’s Day walk along the same street, we went further on past St Swithin’s along the London Road. We were heading for the Holburne Msueum (closed as a Bank… Read More Open for business
Leonard, William, John, Herbert, Ernest, Reginald and father, Walter, the Love family, butchers of Chippenham, all safe and sound. What a lovely conclusion to all the WW1 commemorations this year, an exhibition which celebrates those who came home safely, as well as recording those who died or were injured. Chippenham Museum’s ‘Remembrance’ was a modest… Read More And they all came home
Christmas Tree Festival at St John the Baptist Church, Devizes Well done to Wiltshire Museum for displaying ‘replicas’ of their famous Bush Barrow gold lozenge as their Xmas decoration theme. The musuem in Devizes holds the largest collection of Early Bronze Age gold ever put on display in England. Thumbs… Read More All that glitters
Friends of St Mary’s Church Calne Tea and Tunes Festive Songs and Afternoon Tea at Marden House A brilliant afternoon of festive songs by top-notch professional and amateur singers brought together as a special choir Song Circle, giving their services free to raise funds for FOSM. And the afternoon tea and cakes were pretty good… Read More Where did you get those hats?
Sorry, TS Eliot, but April is NOT the cruellest month, especially when the offspring of last year’s Beast from the East, tries his best to walk in Daddy’s footsteps. However, winter weather shouldn’t stop us from doing things. There are still plenty of activities and events indoors – if you don’t mind driving to the… Read More Ice, wind, rain and fog, and driving in the dark – November