Tag Archives: Sights



The Crescent
The Crescent, Bath


After visiting Anne Hathaway’s Cottage we set off for Bath. We decided to go the more scenic route through the Cotswolds. We drove through some lovely villages and hamlets. We stopped for a coffee and a look around at Bourton on the Water. The weather was perfect and we sat outside in the sun.  Continue reading Bath


Bridge Of Sighs, Oxford
Bridge Of Sighs, Oxford

We left Shaftesbury and drove the two hours to Oxford to meet the train. All was going well until the last 2 miles when the traffic stopped and crawled forward. We finally got there just in time to met Terry and Jenny. As the traffic was bad we decided to use the park and ride near by to travel into the city; this was a new concept for our visitors.  Continue reading Oxford

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“A Pop of Color” — Incorporate Color

Post box in our village.

Todays theme was to take a picture featuring a coloured image against a neutral background. I chose this one as it puts the post box in context. This box is a Victorian one and if you look carefully you can just make out the V R on the lip of the box. Locals know to post their letters in the morning before the midday collection, slugs are active overnight and any lingering post gets slimed! The box was out of use for a month in the summer when a swarm of local bees took up residence. Oh to live in the country!