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Suffolk Stories

Suffolk Stories

We had a bit of a quieter day today, heading off to Snape Maltings mid-morning to see an exhibition by the intriguingly-named Jelly Green; a local artist who usually paints livestock but in this exhibiton was showcasing more landscapes. We…

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Autumn walks

Autumn walks

After an early start to Saturday, giving the house a good clean, Emma and I headed out to Oxford just after midday to meet my Mum and Dad at The Perch Inn, Binsey – just on the edge of Port…

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The clear skies of winter

Emma is on nights this weekend, and so, with the chances that a large part of tomorrow will be spent asleep, we headed out this morning with the aim of spending as much time as possible outdoors enjoying the weather….

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Winter light

Following on from the butchers yesterday we made our pilgrimage into Bicester for the vegetables but completely forgot to pick up our passport application forms… ggrrr! Emma had ordered some barerooted trees and shrubs from Buckingham Nurseries and so, as…

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Out with the new; In with the old

One of the upsides of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano eruption and the resulting ash cloud has been a cloudless sky, devoid of any vapour trails. Saturday began with a trip into Headington to collect 1920’s original fireplace from Nicola. Having just…

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To the windmill!

We haven’t been to Brill for a while and so that’s where we decided to go for a bit of a wander today. It’s been changeable weather today, and, true to form, as we arrived the rain pounded down on…

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Visitations III

~ Emma’s best friend, Caroline and her children came to visit us on their way back up north. It was nice to see them and they got to meet the chickens. Sadly they weren’t here for very long but we…

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Windows into another world

After an early morning visit to a Tesco somewhere in Bracknell, and a return home for a leisurely breakfast, Emma and I headed out for a long, leisurely walk in Burnham Beeches. With gorgeous blue skies, it was the perfect…

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Woods are for walking

A nice sunny, spring day today, just right in fact for a walk in the woods. So i headed over to Amersham – it’s not actually that far and met up with Emma, and we had a spot of lunch…

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Quenching a thirst

Quenching a thirst Originally uploaded by shepline on 11 Feb ’06, 6.09pm PST. Ambling Originally uploaded by shepline on 11 Feb ’06, 6.08pm PST.

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The light through the trees

Christmas Day Originally uploaded by shepline on 26 Dec ’05, 10.36am PST. It’s Christmas morning, and a walk on the forest before returning to open the presents from ’round the tree… Christmas Dog Originally uploaded by shepline on 26 Dec…

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