The Village That Died For D-Day

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This morning, Aaron and Sean cleared space for the anticipated greenhouse. Holly and Bay trees were cut back and Jackie’s old work corner dismantled. The sun danced over Jackie’s head as she contemplated the opening. This afternoon Jackie drove us to Tyneham in Dorset and back. NowContinue reading “The Village That Died For D-Day”

Honeymoon

Aaron came today to continue completing my work on the back drive. He was as quick, efficient, and neat as usual. This young man certainly gets through a phenomenal amount of work in a day. Jackie had a better memory of our ‘Engagement’ outing. I appended her Facebook comment as an informative P.S. to thatContinue reading “Honeymoon”

Camouflaged Beauty

Knowing we were in for rain today we optimistically shopped at Ferndene Farm Shop for six bags of compost and four of gravel. Jackie had made an early start on weeding more of the brick paths, but as soon as I put in an appearance the precipitation that was to develop into a lengthy thunderstormContinue reading “Camouflaged Beauty”

Roundabouts

Jackie and I had another drive into the Surrey countryside today, this time to Ockley for lunch at The King’s Arms where we had honeymooned in 1968. Whilst passing the roundabout just outside Dorking which bears a sculpture of a giant chicken, I was reminded of the roundabouts in France.  Certainly in the area IContinue reading “Roundabouts”