Selborne is a sleepy village near Farnham in Surrey and features on Window Wednesday this week We have seen the signs to Gilbert White’s house so many times that we thought it might be worth a trip to finally see it. That and we only had a couple of hours to spare on Sunday morning to go out and take photos. But then when we got to Selborne it
Probably the oldest window to ever feature on Window Wednesday this week, Waverley Abbey near Farnham Oh how I wanted to rename that Waverley Wabbey. Child that I am. Anyway. Yes. Waverley Abbey is another little find that is just up the road from us. We attempted to find it last year but realised, it being ruins and all, that it was along a footpath from the car park.
It feels like ages since I have posted something for my weekly window post. My love for windows and their ability to frame a photo hasn’t diminished but time to go out and photograph them had recently. Last week we ventured to Guildford for a mooch on New Year’s Eve and to see if anything grabbed us in the sales and on the way back we realised we had
Arriving at Middle Piccadilly in Dorset last weekend couldn’t have come at a better time. This little rural idyll prides itself on being the ideal place to switch off, kick back and recharge. Something I have needed for a while, something we could probably all do with. I find switching off virtually impossible, I feel I am always connected to an online world, and always doing or thinking
Window Wednesday is at home this week (Forgive me, this one is more wordy than usual!) It is funny isn’t it, how sometimes something can occur to you, not in a thunderbolt kind of way but in a more gradual way. A sort of drip feed realisation over time. For years I have thought that our house made me unhappy, an odd thing to say, I grant you, but
Just the most stunning window on Window Wednesday this week, from Winchester Cathedral. The window above might be one of the most impressive windows I have ever seen. And Winchester Cathedral might be one of the most impressive buildings I have ever entered, it being one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Even back in the day (and I am talking 1500 years) ago it was a place of importance.
Bit of a different one this week for Window Wednesday in that I am not featuring one place and their windows this week, but I am wandering around the whole town of Deal. It was only when I looked through all my photos from our weekend in White Cliffs Country that I realised just how many photos of buildings I have taken. I can never take too many in
We have Catherine of Aragon to thank for Deal Castle. Sort of. When Henry VIII decided he wanted to annul the marriage it caused ructions with the Pope of the time, and also with Catherine’s nephew who just happened to be Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor. Having annoyed these two men Henry was warned that an attack on England was imminent and therefore defences needed to be
Chawton House Library on Window Wednesday this week. Chawton village is, of course, dominated by its most famous resident Jane Austen. Her house sits in the middle of this pretty village in Hampshire and is a draw for hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The first time we went we had just decided on the spur of the moment to head there since it is only 45
As windows or rather window frames go, this probably the strangest one I have seen since I started Window Wednesday. Spotted on the walk down from the car park along the river at Cliveden I wooped when I saw it and knew I had this week’s blog post sorted! There are six picture frames on the walk, this one the only blank one to allow you to frame the
The Canon 1300D is the perfect camera for a blogger. There. That is my review of this camera. The shortest review ever. But honestly, it is. When I got the email from Mumsnet asking if I wanted to apply for the chance to review the Canon 1300D I couldn’t reply quickly enough. You see I have a camera, one I am very fond of (it was a wedding present from
Quite how we ended up in Orvieto we still aren’t sure. Mr B had suggested Ostia which I had mis remembered and said “It’s Orti something” when Jonnie asked where we should go the following day. Google produced Orvieto and once Jonnie had read the Wikipedia page for the town we were sold. It was just under a two hour drive from Camping Fabulous where we are staying with