Archive for the tag 'Chocolates'

The sunshine was glorious as we set off on our journey to Harrogate. On the way we stopped off at Woodhall services to purchase sandwiches for an in car picnic. Afterwards we passed through some lovely autumnal areas and saw a red kite riding the thermals. We arrived in Harrogate in the early afternoon and [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2021

Our destination for the day of our anniversary was Forde Abbey, a place that we had not visited before. Our journey there was quirky – there were many sudden junctions and eroded markings and, for some reason, the SatNav has changed the way it navigates saying bear left/right when the junction is a left/right turn [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 24th 2021

The weather was hot and sunny so instead of our planned visit to Dorchester, and after stopping to photograph the Cerne Abbas Giant, we headed to Lulworth Cove. We climbed to see the view of the cove and the Stair Hole rock formation from above.

After elevenses, we drove to Durdle Door where we walked down [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2019

The weather was gloriously sunny as we drove through the Shropshire and Herefordshire countryside for our overnight stay at Colwall village. When we crossed over the border into Herfordshire I noticed an abundance of Mistletoe in the trees. I can’t remember the last time I saw mistletoe growing in the UK and I have never [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 22nd 2016

I invite you to join me over at Vision and Verb where I recall ‘Chocolate Box’ memories.

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 24th 2011

This was one of my favourite sweet treats when I was a youngster, I especially liked the taste of the perilous green ones. The pink Quality Street tin on the right also brings back memories, with it’s Victorian images and chocolates double wrapped in foil and cellophane. I used to try and smooth the [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 24th 2010