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Reflecting

Bags packed and ready to check out of the hotel, we chose not to eat in the Brewers Fayre but instead to head out to a nearby mill that advertised ‘cooked breakfasts’ every day. As we neared the mill it appeared to be closed and not at all inviting.
We drove the short distance to Acle [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 3rd 2024

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Remembering

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 [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2024

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Travelling

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

Public Sculpture was desligned by Bernard Meadows in 1968. It was commisioned by Eastern County Newspapers for placement at the entrance of the visitor receception area of their new offices.

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 8th 2024

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2024

Billy Knights, a retired farmer began designing and creating the Water Gardens in 1970 in his 70th year. The site was a damp meadow which became too wet for cattle to graze.
Mr Knights’s son jokingly suggested he should have a water garden, which prompted him to draw out plans (on the back of a piece [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2024

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