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Make life an Occasion – Jody Weymouth

Do you save those special things in life for the right event, for that special occasion? My mama and nan have taught me many things that I am forever thankful. The most important lesson is that each day is a gift. Each day is an event to celebrate. “Special occasions” can be made at any...

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Driving Miss Millie – Jody

Today I took our wee little car Millie on the road for the very first time. First off, I remembered to get into the right side of the car. It really is the small victories. I did however reach for the seat belt on the wrong side. I drove around the campus, where there were...

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Don’t judge a car by it’s size – Jody

Andrew is moving into his room at the dorm today. The time has come for us to leave the Chowle Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast. We will miss Jan and Dave and all of the animals. They are so much more than Bed and Breakfast owners – they were are tourist information centre, shopping guides and...

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The eve of 2011- Jody

Today, the last day of 2010, saw us heading off to Oxford. Not to admire the buildings or browse in the bookstores but to search for a WWII gas mask carrier similar to the satchel used by Indiana Jones. Andrew did not find any satchels that met his or Indiana Jones’ standards. He did however...

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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The snow has all melted and been replaced by fog.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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