Archive for the tag 'Hampton Court'

…and other characters of myth

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 26th 2017

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8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 24th 2017

The tree leaflet for Hampton Court Castle and Garden provides the following information:

The oldest Cedar, growing on the slopes of Mount Lebanon, is approximately 16mts in girth and estimated to be 5.500 years old. By comparison, the first Cedar to be planted in this country, in 1647, is now 10mts in girth and our largest [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 21st 2017

Although badged as a castle, Hampton Court is more accurately described as a fortified manor house. Access to the house is by guided tour and we were shown round by the housekeeper who gave us a potted history of the house and the various owners of the property.

Hampton Court has been standing among pastures and [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jul 19th 2017

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2017

Breakfast was still a bit chaotic with not everything being where it should be at the same time. At least we had a pot of tea for two, although sadly there were not enough teabags so it was still a rather weak brew. At least we both had a good night’s sleep, Mr C had [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 15th 2017