Category Archives: A Postcard from Kidderminster

2015 in pictures

A whistlestop tour of my year in pictures! Just a few highlights of 2015 to prove it hasn’t all been bad ☺ there have been some happy moments along the way! January in Abergavenny Singing with Bournemouth MVC in February … Continue reading

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Down the mine

This week we visited The National Mining Museum, Big Pit, in Blaenavon near Abergavenny. Having researched my family history I know that my great great grandfather William was a miner in the Black Country, as was his father before him, … Continue reading

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Durham and the North

Just back from a short break to the north of England, Durham and Newcastle to be more exact, and what a great time we had. Durham is the most beautiful city, and I will definitely be going back again. We … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

The decorations are up and the Christmas Countdown has begun.

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Christmas is coming…..

So the weather is turning colder and the mornings are frosty and its that time of year that the Christmas table cloth makes its appearance!

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Autumn is a coming….

The trees are starting to turn red and golden so Autumn is definately on the way as you can see from this picture looking towards St Mary’s church from the canal in Kidderminster today. As the nights start to draw … Continue reading

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Yo ho and a bottle of……

Today we ignored the wet Bank holiday weather and held Pirate School at Worcesteshire County Museum, Hartlebury Castle. Pirates galore flocked to join The Black Pear crew under the watchful eye of Captain Sharkbreath, Ruby Cutlass, Pearl Dagger and Scurvy … Continue reading

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Nautical Norway

Reaching my half century last Tuesday was celebrated by spending the week aboard the cruise ship Oceana as we visited the Norwegian fjords. Breathtaking scenery and glorious sunshine during the daytime and good food and first class entertainment every evening … Continue reading

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A postcard from Mumbles. ..

The Gower Peninsular in South Wales is a lovely area to visit with its abundance of  spectacular views, sandy beaches, hidden coves, caves and sand dunes. This weekend we took advantage of the bank holiday to visit my brother and … Continue reading

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Caravans, washboards and cider, a journey down memory lane..

Over at #weeklyblogclub it is week 14 and I’m proud of the fact that I have managed to contribute a blog every week of the year so far, and this week the entirely optional topic asked the question what do … Continue reading

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