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Scarborough – a castle and a Bronte

Our last stop on the last day of our crazy whirlwind Easter vacation was Scarborough.  I had planned for us to drive along the coast. Time was not our friend and we have to stick to the dual carriageways. The drive went a lot faster but was not as pretty. Scarborough Castle is an English...

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Frosty Foggy Morn

This morning I awoke to a frosty foggy dream-scape. It is one of those mornings when anything is possible, especially here in England. I quickly bundled up, grabbed my camera and was out the door. I had considered driving to Tewkesbury. The Abbey would be an incredible sight this morning. But, once I saw how...

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Tewkesbury

We are currently living in Ashchurch, which is just down the road from Tewkesbury. Tewkesbury is a small market town that sits on the confluence of the rivers Severn and Avon. The town is built along the river Severn and is littered with timbered buildings. A traditional y-shaped street lay-out for market towns was used...

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Foggy winter day in Faringdon – Jody

The snow has all melted and been replaced by fog. Beautiful fog that creates such a beautiful atmosphere. Today we drove to the village of Faringdon which is only a 5 minute drive from the B & B. Driving into the older parts of Faringdon is enough to test any driver. The streets are so...

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A Christmas Walk

Christmas morn dawned a beautiful day. The air was crisp, snow was on the ground and the whole world seemed to be at peace. We decided to walk to the village of Great Coxwell. It is just a 10 minute walk from the Chowle Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast. I had admired the church tower from...

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