Stanton Manor Hotel
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... to Belas Knap an ancient monument. If the English use the descriptor 'ancient' you know it's really old. They are pretty liberal with 'antique', 'aged' and terms like 'ye olde' but ancient means that - ancient. Belays Knap is 'just' a mound that was uncovered by a farmer,whilst ploughing his field but it's dated at 5500 BC and contains the remains (as if they would alive!) of at least 5 individuals. It's quite a site and a welcome landmark because it's at the top of a long ...
... 10 days in Fontainebleau climbing with our new buddy Piotr. Then we had our Eurostar adventure back to London and now I'm writing this at the end of a few days in Hatherop which have included the beautiful wedding of Cousin Dave and Lovely Tara.
Today we are heading back to London and tomorrow it's train time again. We have really only been in London fleetingly, so huge apologies that we didn't arrange to catch up ...
Now that I am in rural England, I can see that my experience
in London was one of dislocation. I grabbed up as many bits of beauty as I saw,
and my visit to Notting Hill showed there are intimate, artistic areas in the
city. Yes, I visited the Notting Hill Bookshop and found two books in their fabulous collection. Once on the train though, as the landscape gave way to gentle hillocks
and beech trees, and green of every hue, I felt ...
... watching a short intro and she was looking at THE doors to The Great Hall - Priceless! And that was just the beginning. The doors then opened and we actually went into The Great Hall and saw many other magical sets, props and insights into how the imagination of one lady came to life. If I sound a little emotional ... that's because I am. It's ...
Packed up and left Northiam this morning. For the first time (which seems to be a miracle) it was raining as we hitched up and then rained all the way to Lacock, where it rained as we set up. The site is on a very large field and there is one other van here, but they are going back to Wales in the morning. The grass is a bit long and as it has rained all day it is wet. The toilets are OK but ...