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5th February – Something blue

During our visit to Laycock Abbey, we saw a pair of these sculptures.   I leave it to the designer to explain her creations.  

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26th January – Three things

As you may know today is my birthday. We had a very chilled day which included a visit to Laycock Abbey in Wiltshire. It is a National Trust property which has an exhibition of sculptures in the grounds based on … Continue reading

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5th July – On the table

We have come away for a few nights and stopped at Chartwell, which was the home of Sir Winston Churchill, which is now owned by the National Trust. If you are a regular visitor both here and over at Julia's … Continue reading

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26th June – Dreaming

For this theme, I am a duck! This photo was taken at Stourhead ( like yesterday). It is a shot if the beautiful lake but as you can see, there is very little water in this part. The National Trust, … Continue reading

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25th June – Sun Flare

Well, I was really pleased with this one because we visited Stourhead House and Gardens today. They have the Temple of Apollo which has this wonderful ceiling – apparently! I say apparently because it was closed and we didn't get … Continue reading

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15th June – Lovely

Now this is a bit of a treat! Me and hubby all posh! At Beningbrough Hall on 07 June 2014 you sat for a Virtual Portrait – Eighteenth-Century Style. You described yourselves as a group of 2 people who like … Continue reading

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26th November – 330/365

Fireplace This is th scond time for this tricky topic so I'm struggling. You will have to give me a bit of leeway with this. There is a fireplace at the end – honest!    

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4th August – 216/365

(En)Danger(ed) When we last visited Scotney Castle, this area was beautifully manicured lawns. The sort you could play bowls on. Not a blade of grass out of place. Now it looks like a wilderness. This is part of the management … Continue reading

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13-15th July – 194-196/365

Bridge – 15th July This suspension bridge was built by Thomas Telford and can be seen at Conway Castle. Another of the National Trust's treasures! Eating out – 14th July Sunday morning brunch always cooked by hubby! So much tastier … Continue reading

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10-12th July – 191-193/365

Art – 12th July Sculpture at Dunham Massey. Whimsical – 11th July This is a pub. No, honestly it is. Up the stairs to the library in front of you and the bar behind. Bliss! Mode of Transport – 10th … Continue reading

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