Category Archives: countryside

Cakes And Hens #clementinecake #baking

It all started so well. The Textiliste brought home this baking magazine. In it was a gluten free recipe for a clementine cake. Why not, I thought. I have the ingredients. That was Thursday evening. Friday was always going to … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part Five #coasttocoast #walking

Richmond to Robin Hood’s Bay This was the last section of our grand adventure. You can find the earlier sections of the walk from the Cumbrian coast at St Bees Head, here. Spread over four days we traversed the dull … Continue reading

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Walking With The Wind At My Back: Part One

‘Let’s do something a bit different next year.’ I should have known this would mean redefining the words ‘a bit’. Dad and I and a couple of his friends had just finished the fourth of our summer walking holidays. Dad … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is….

  Serendipity. What do you need for this sort of lexicographical magic to occur? Take an impending invasion, avian displacement and a geeky army officer and you end up with a social construct that benefits millions. Minsmere in Suffolk is … Continue reading

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A winter walk #cuckfield

My birthday rarely passes without the Vet proposing a family get together. This year we found ourselves in the heart of the Sussex countryside, in Cuckfield. This place is what gives the word ‘quaint’ it’s reason to exist. Every buildings … Continue reading

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