Monthly Archives: September 2016

St Cuthbert’s way -day 1

We’re off! St Cuthbert’s way is a pilgrimage from Melrose to Holy Island in the Scottish Borders. We started by walking out of Melrose straight up a hill. Well, no point beating around the bush!  Great views! A bit misty/rainy … Continue reading

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Melrose, St Cuthbert’s way starting point

We start our walk in Melrose. The abbey here (besides being ruined ) is amazing and interesting.  Many things make it significant. It is large and impressive You can dress up like a monk And they believe that Robert the … Continue reading

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A walk in the north

Friends have convinced me to walk St Cuthbert’s way. A scenic walk from Melrose to Holy Island in the Scottish Borders. So, firstly we have to get there. We drove to Durham and stayed the night to get into the … Continue reading

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What a pair!

I don’t know if admitted this, but I love English post office boxes. The reigning monarch’s royal cypher dates them. Anyway, I thought these two looked great!

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When you know you are about to get wet

I was checking out the Botanical Gardens in Oxford when I looked up. Time to go home!

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Feeling lighter

Today I begun the process of reversing something. It all started here: So,  bit by bit… next stop here: Not so difficult. Next stop here: At this point Kate objected, which leaves me here: Well, I’m here until I grow … Continue reading

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