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We arranged with our hostess to have breakfast early so that we could attend the Eucharist service on Easter morning in Wells Cathedral. Our hostess was also hoping to attend the service with  her husband (who was not normally home for Easter). When we arrived for breakfast we found that in addition to the fruit [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 26th 2017

After a good nights sleep we made our way downstairs for breakfast. Once in the breakfast room we found that a table for three had been set up in a prime location for stunning views over the garden towards Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor. The breakfast was every bit as superb as it was on [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2017

We set off for Wells just after 10am, considering it was bank holiday Friday we had a good journey with the SatNav recalculating better routes if it detected a delay. We arrived at the Book Barn just outside Bristol in time for lunch as we had planned. Mum didn’t know our destination and as we [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Apr 24th 2017

Mr C, my mum  & I spent the Easter weekend at Stobbery House in Wells. We enjoyed a relaxing atmosphere,  kind hospitality, a delightful garden and spectacular views. We attended the Easter Morning Eucharist service in Wells Cathedral. As the choir was singing the response (in Latin) to the initiation of the Eucharistic prayer I [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2017

I woke up quite early and remembered that the clocks had moved forward one hour. I wondered if anyone else had remembered as it had not been mentioned the previous evening before we all went to bed.
It turned out that everyone had forgotten…
Eventually everyone surfaced. Mr C and I kept out of the way whilst [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2017

We got up early and had tea, toast and orange juice for breakfast before setting out for Leeds Castle with my Brother in Law and family. The day was lovely and sunny, but a little windy making the air quite bracing in exposed places.

We walked through the parkland towards the castle in glorious sunshine, spring [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 4th 2017

We had a good run down to kent stopping off for lunch at Cherwell Valley service station. For a motorway service station it has a rather good selection of food options. We both had a Turkey and Stuffing roll off the carvery bar. We arrived in Lenholm around 3pm where we quickly popped into the [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Apr 3rd 2017

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