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This weekend marks the Centenary of WWI, a time for reflection and remembrance…

I share a personal family anecdote.

My grandfather’s brother served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during WW1, serving some time in Egypt.  Within his line of duty, he treated casualties from both sides. It is difficult to comprehend the atrocities he would have [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Nov 10th 2018

Everyone was up bright and early. After a breakfast of buttered toast it was time t0 make preparations for the housewarming party that was taking place that evening. Initially, we weren’t needed for any of the preparations so we took a short walk to the nearby Parish Church of St. Mary Willesborough.
The church looked delightful [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 7th 2018

…with my Mother and Father in Law.

First stop was Little Amsterdam Cafe for lunch.

After lunch we made our way to Broughton Castle where we enjoyed the landscape views and a visit to the Parish Church of St Mary Broughton with North Newington before the castle was open for visiting.

During our visit we enjoyed a pleasant [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2018

On a soggy saturday we drove to Banbury for a family gathering at the delightful Little Amsterdam Cafe. We ended up spending most the afternoon there due to an accident on the motorway causing holdups on the journey.
The pancakes were as delicious as they had been on our previous visit and the staff were charming. [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 28th 2018

You might recall that I used to make an annual trip to London that was organised by one of my former work colleagues. Sadly last year’s trip was the final one but another excuse to travel to London at the same time of year arose. We were meeting up for an evening meal with family [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 20th 2017

We picked up my Mum and set off on our journey to Windsor which took rather longer than expected due to the volume of traffic on the bank holiday weekend. Whilst we were driving around Windsor struggling to find a place to park we spotted my nephew and his lady friend outside Windsor Castle and [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 30th 2017

I have returned from my weekend break, which was arranged so that we could meet up with one of my nephews. We had a lovely weekend and the weather was kind to us putting its sunny hat on for the weekend.
On our return the weather was still favourable allowing us to  enjoy an al fresco [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2017

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