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After the long walk into town the previous evening, we decided that we wouldn’t be in the mood to walk into town for breakfast so we booked a table in the Brewers Fayre restaurant which is located next door to the hotel. This turned out to be a wise move because a lot of people [...]

5 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2024

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Recently a dear friend passed away after a relatively short illness. His funeral took place the day after the late May bank holiday.
Mr C wrote the eulogy which he was still tweaking on the morning of bank holiday Monday before we set off on our long journey south to Great Yarmouth where the funeral was [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 1st 2024

One of our friends arranged a breakfast gathering because her family were over from Germany for a few days.
There was much fun and laughter and the extensive menu options proved a challenge for some. For me, the small vegetarian breakfast hit the sweet spot.

All too soon it was time to part ways leaving Mr C and [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 22nd 2024

One year later (minus a week) we revisited Jodrell Bank in order to see the new First Light Pavilion which is located within the arboretum. It was still under construction on our previous visit.

Inside the First Light Pavilion will be a spectacular exhibition,  in which visitors can engage with the stories of the amazing scientists [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 3rd 2022

Thank you for your long and selfless service to this country.  You were an amazing lady.
My thoughts are with the Royal family at this sad time.

I am sure that this evening’s glorious sunset was in honour of you.

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 8th 2022

We set the alarm early so that we could get the car to Autoglass in time for its 9am appointment.  Car checked in, we made our way to the nearby retail park, purchasing a few items from The Range and checking out bedside lamps in a lighting shop. We found the perfect one but unfortunately [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 29th 2022

Breakfast took a lot longer to arrive that it had done the previous morning and we were treated to those two young girls who were sleeping in my previous post babbling on about socks and the ability to put them on. Thankfully, we were ready and waiting to meet Wiggia and Mrs W when they [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 27th 2022

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