~ Just about sums up August ~
Month: August 2010
~ Faded grandeur ~ This manor house dominates a large local park. Records show that there has a house on the estate since at least the mid 17th Century. The last occupants were a branch of the Rothschild family and they sold to the Council in 1925, on condition that the estate was used for … Continue reading 242/365
I Am A Driver
So what? I'm sure lots of you, most of you, can drive. It's really fairly easy, once you know how. I've been able to drive since I was 18 (legal age to drive in the UK is 17) and spent my early 20s driving across European Autobahns, on the other side of the road. However, … Continue reading I Am A Driver
~ A day of learning ~ I spent today at the Society of Genealogists in Central London, attending a seminar called My Ancestor Was Irish. The 3 speakers were witty and informative, and I came away at 5pm knowing more than I had done at 10.30am. I do, however, need to revise my history of … Continue reading 240/365
~ The Friday night tipple ~
These poor guys from the Council spent today driving around our area and removing all the old street lamps, in the rain. I had to smile when one of them told me that they wouldn't be back to fill the hole in until next week!
~ British Summer ... ~Hey, ho. Four months to Christmas!
~ Lunch ~Cheddar cheese and Branston pickle on Warburton's Seeded Batch, followed by a Granny Smith's apple.Anyone detect that I'm struggling with 365:2010 of late?