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… followed by the arrival of my new garden bench and later fine dining at Chez Nous.

11 Comments CherryPie on Apr 14th 2021

On my recent walk that took me past Hadley Cemetery I noticed a sign on the gates that said it was a site that contained Commonwealth War Graves. On that occasion I didn’t have enough time to investigate so I planned to return in the next few days.
When I posted about my walk I learned [...]

3 Comments CherryPie on Mar 4th 2021

In early 2020 an unexpected virus arrived affecting our lives, causing us to stay at home for a while to stop the virus spreading and getting out of control. During this time Captain Tom Moore inspired many people with his uplifting spirit of life and walks round his garden to raise money for the NHS.
It [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2021

We usually celebrate our wedding anniversary with a travel adventure. This year we had planned to be in Norfolk and were looking forward to meeting with friends whilst we were there.
Plan B was a mini local adventure and ‘Fine Dining’ on the patio. The weather had other ideas…
A last minute Plan C came in operation; [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2020

Whilst enjoying lunch on the patio we were interrupted by a loud knock on the door. Mr C disappeared and emerged around the side of the house with another man. He was assessing the cost of weeding, power-washing and applying weedkiller to our driveway and patio. I am always wary of using the services of [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 3rd 2020

Despite the current lock-down our local town improvised to celebrate VE day with social distancing throughout the town. Due to the efforts of of local people the town was decorated with bunting and poppies. A plane displaying the message ‘THANK YOU HEROES PAST & PRESENT’ flew overheard.  Midlands Today recorded the events including streets that [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 10th 2020

After many sunny April days the sun was tired and put its hat in a box to recharge its batteries.
This meant that the ‘Boris’ walkers rather than regular dog walkers and walkers stopped at home giving me a window of opportunity to venture out on a much missed local walk.
The pathways were back to how [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 28th 2020

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