The Old Rectory
Travel Blogs from Cricket Malherbie
... further delay the pair of them strolled down the road, crossed the railway line, and found themselves at the entrance to the post office. Miss Washington posted her letter into the large silver slot on the outside of the building. Barney, who was used to giving his post to a man in a uniform, looked puzzled at the hole in the wall. "What is that?" He asked. "It's a post box." Said Miss Josephine. "See, it has the letters L-E-T-T-E-R-S written ...
bit warm. After leaving here we went to Saltash to catch a boat around
past the naval dockyards to Plymouth harbor. The boat left from under
the Tamar River rail bridge , built by Brunel. Plymouth was just
bustling with activity being a fine warm Sunday. Lovely harbor, some
quaint shops , pubs and cafes line the Marina.The Mayflower memorial is
quite striking and one of the American ladies is a ...
... back to London as school starts on Tuesday
it appears that we have selected a bank holiday weekend to travel to Chester. We'll see what tomorrow brings
tried to wear shorts again but it is still quite cool and long trousers and vest are still required along with the obligatory brolly. Apparently that it no different to Adelaide at present. I wonder now why I left my auto watering system on?
We thought we had better get caught up on some pictures before we pressed on with other stuff. Attached are two groups. The first is a mix of photos and short movie clips from the first four days and the second is London's Winter Wonderland that we talked about in the last post.
We do hope to be caught up soon so you will not be bombarded with posts everyday during this busy time of the year. ...
... and purslane. And Butcombe Bitter, still Ashdown rough cider! There are walking trails in the hills behind the village, we walk for a way. But forget the Samaritan Way, the Ridgeway or even the South Downs Way, it’s the Butcombe Way that Trevor and I want to do. Because as all of the other walking trails point you ever onwards along through the forest, the Butcombe Way points you to the nearest Butcombe Pub. And because it’s a local brewery, the trail can’t be too ...