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April 2011

Good Friday Ride Out…

By |2017-10-04T10:52:53+01:00Friday, April 22nd, 2011|My Life|

As it was such a glorious day it was shameful not to get the bike out and take it for a ride. The weather was just perfect, no heavy gear was required, so I opted for the jeans and jean jacket and that was perfect, kept the wind out but let the air through. I [...]

February 2011

Cornwall Weather…

By |2017-10-04T10:53:23+01:00Sunday, February 27th, 2011|My Life, Out & About|

Well due to a rather impromptu visit to Cornwall this weekend we were lucky enough to experience a nice downfall of rain in Porthleven.  …glad we had a brolly, but then again regardless of that fact, whatever the weather Porthleven is always gorgeous. We just love being there -  whatever the reason!

September 2009

Aylestone Meadows – Leicester’s Hidden Countryside

By |2017-10-04T10:54:43+01:00Tuesday, September 1st, 2009|My Life, Out & About|

Tucked away behind the busy Aylestone Road lies the hidden peace and tranquility of Leicester’s Riverside Park, including the Grand Union Canal and Towpath, the Great Central Way cycle, equestrian and walking track, the River Biam and Soar and the Aylestone Meadows. This green wedge on either side of the river provides the city’s richest [...]

August 2009

The Old Manor House – Desford

By |2017-10-04T10:54:55+01:00Saturday, August 22nd, 2009|My Life, Out & About|

What an absolutely stunning building situated in the middle of Desford in Leicestershire. It never ceases to amaze me how many wonders there are in the heart of the British Countryside. I have passed this building so many times and always thought how beautiful it was with its original tiled roof showing examples of smaller [...]

March 2009