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I have returned from a weekend break in Stratford-on-Avon where the weather was unseasonably kind to us. I am now juggling organising my photos around Christmas preparations.

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 1st 2022

Brooklands Museum houses historic aircraft including a Vickers Wellington bomber recovered from Loch Ness in 1985, a British Airways Concorde, G-BBDG (c/n 202), the UK’s first production Concorde, and now also owns the 40% scale Concorde model “G-CONC” displayed for many years as a gate guardian at Heathrow Airport, until movement in 2007. After restoration and repainting, the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 25th 2022

Brooklands was a 2.767-mile (4.453 km) motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey, England, United Kingdom. It opened in 1907 and was the world’s first purpose-built ‘banked’ motor racing circuit[n 1] as well as one of Britain’s first airfields, which also became Britain’s largest aircraft manufacturing centre by 1918, producing military aircraft such as the Wellington and civil [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 23rd 2022

Berkhamsted Castle was first built as a motte-and-bailey castle in the late 11th century. Kept in royal hands, it was occupied by key figures of the Middle Ages, such as Thomas Becket, Richard, Earl of Cornwall, and the Black Prince. Much of its stone was plundered during the 16th century.

The lodge situated at the site [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 20th 2022

The fountain was installed in Goswell Park, Windsor in 2012 for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Fountain was inspired by the crown jewels and features 60 different water jets. There are also lights which make it a magical site at night. There is a garden area around the fountain where you can sit [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2022

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 8th 2022

Information about the island can be found on my previous post.

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 1st 2022

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