Archive for the 'Anecdotes' Category

We arrived for breakfast to find, unexpectedly, that it was in a different room with different waiters including the barman from previous evenings. In one corner of the room the Ice Sculptors were having breakfast together. One of them was rather rude, having a loud business conversation (that the whole room had to suffer) rather [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2023

We awoke to bright sunshine and had a window seat at breakfast that allowed us to enjoy the golden rays.
After breakfast Mr C headed off to visit a trade show, one of the main reasons for our stay in York. I walked into York thinking I would visit the ‘Chocolate Experience’ attraction when I got [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 18th 2023

Our journey to York ran smoothly despite experiencing some erratic drivers along the various motorways. When it was time for lunch we stopped at Woodall services with its never endimg walkway to reach Waitrose on the opposite side of the road. In Waitrose we picked up sandwiches for our in-car picnic.
Comfortably replete we continued our [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2023

… in 2023

We chose not to brave the hailstones and wind on New Years Day preferring to have a cosy afternoon at home playing board games (another of my pleasures). The following day (2nd January) led to my first walk of 2023 in Telford Town Park with Mr C.
Later we enjoyed fine dining at Chez [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 3rd 2023

Some special moments and memories from 2022, one from each month of the year. The photographs are taken from a calendar that I created for myself and due to the printing deadline, December’s photograph is also from November.
1. The Inclined Plane, Coalport, 2. Lichfield Cathedral, 3. Local Pathway, 4. Llangollen Canal Nr Chirk Aqueduct, 5. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2023

We had a lovely lunch time tour of Pitchford Hall where by coincidence we had the same guide that took us on our previous tour in 2018. Our guide is a fountain of knowledge and Mr C and I had the privilege of a lengthy conversation with her as we enjoyed mince pies and mulled [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 19th 2022

… completed my ‘Walk 1000 Miles’ challenge for 2022

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 15th 2022

Older Posts »