Archive for the tag 'Jesmond Dene'

Working in the garden… gives me a profound feeling of inner peace.
Ruth Stout

14 Comments CherryPie on Dec 16th 2018

We enjoyed our brief visit to Jesmond Dene and hope to return soon to further explore the tranquil delight.
In the 1850s, William Armstrong acquired the land which is now known as Jesmond Dene:

It is probable that the area we know as Jesmond Dene has always been wooded but, prior to the mid 1800s the wood [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Oct 22nd 2018

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 20th 2018

Rain was gently falling when I woke up so there was no chance for a last linger on the roof terrace, although when the rain stopped I went outside and could almost smell the fresh air (I have no sense of smell). The service at breakfast was quicker than it had been on the previous [...]

17 Comments CherryPie on Oct 6th 2018

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 5th 2018

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 4th 2018

After I was dressed I took advantage of the roof terrace as the sun emerged before it was time for breakfast. It was wonderful. The breakfast wasn’t quite Fawlty Towers but the service was a little slow and the requested brown sauce arrived after Mr C had eaten his breakfast. The food, however, was excellent.

After [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 3rd 2018

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