Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Gorhambury House

This is Gorhambury House near St. Albans.

Not a bad view from your front door step?
Unfortunately no photography was allowed inside the house which was a great shame as it was absolutely amazing.

Then we were allowed to visit Old Gorhambury House

Which once looked like this:

But now looks like this:

Just the entrance porch left basically

Monday, 28 August 2017

Pidley-cum-Fenton Flower Festival

Photos from this weekend's flower festival which we visited whilst seeing good friends in St.Ives (Cambridgeshire!)
Haven't heard if we've won the raffle yet!

The theme this year was "Counties"
This is Devon

This was Norfolk although the programme said it was Suffolk

The "United Kingdom"


Not sure which county he/she was from

Pidley-cum-Fenton Church

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Steam Day At Redbourn Museum

This year the event went back to its usual slot of Fathers Day and we enjoyed very good weather although it was a little too warm for some! You can't win...

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Orkney - The Italian Chapel

The chapel was built by Italian prisoners of war in a Nissen hut.

All very clever paintwork

Saturday, 19 August 2017

St Magnus Cathedral - Kirkwall

Now that's s decent set of hinges!

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Friday, 11 August 2017

Skara Brae & Skaill House

Neolithic village of Skara Brae

Skaill House, the home of the man who unearthed Skara Brae - in his back garden

Nice office with a great window!

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Orkney - Post 3

Puffins on one of our coast walks

It gets VERY windy so you need a strong roof

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Orkney - Post 2

Interesting alleyway in Stromness

Stromness harbour

Can't recall the reason for this - but it was a good reason!

The excellent ferry we travelled on to the island