2011 This was the year I travelled through Singapore before a more hurried visit to London, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Sussex and The New Forest before returning early to New Zealand for a hip replacement.
And so I spent the rest of my holiday based in London where the family and I enjoyed swimming lessons (the girls had improved no end), Continue reading
Kate and family came back safely on 20 June and it was great to catch up with all their news. They’d barely returned before I set off, yet again, this time for the annual Sherborne tennis team reunion, at Pip’s in Hampshire. Continue reading
And so it was time to return to London. While I’d been away, Kate, Bret and the girls had gone on holiday to New Zealand and Thailand and had left me in charge of the house which was a real treat. It turned out to be a very social couple of weeks. Continue reading
And so it was back to London the next morning but only briefly. On 4 June I set off by train to Moreton to spend a few days with Tony and Janet in Gloucestershire. Continue reading
Still with half a day to spare before we were expected I took Suzi to Arundel Castle, another haunt of ours when I’d been growing up. This is a beautiful castle. Continue reading
In late May I took Julie and Suzi to the New Forest for a few days. We drove to Winchester first, walked through the beautiful Cathedral and saw the wonderful Bible which I’d visited before when I was staying with Bub a few years previously. Continue reading