A distant clip clop of hooves carried on the wind reminded me of a story. In 1499 Blickling Hall, near Aylsham, became the home of the ambitious and ruthless Sir Thomas Boleyn and his wife Elizabeth. It is said all three of his surviving children were likely born there before they left in 1505, including arguably the … Continue reading Things To Do In Norfolk: Blickling Hall – Part I – Outside.
Cow Tower in Norwich is one of those places I've been saying I "must visit" for years because it looks so intriguing but I never have - until last week when we decided to dodge the rain showers and enjoy a lovely riverside walk. After a quick stop at Norwich Cathedral to see the nesting … Continue reading Things To Do In Norfolk: Cow Tower And Riverside Walk.
If you ask Freya what she wants to do that day she will most often say: "Go to the cathedral." I've tried to talk to her about what it is she enjoys about visiting but she just seems to like wandering about, which seems fair enough - especially as it's what I enjoy too. While I … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 14.
I call this: "When you go to a museum full of wonderful works of art and priceless artefacts but covet a typewriter". We had a wonderful hour or so at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery last Sunday afternoon where the RSPB held a special event as part of the Big Garden Bird Watch. Entry … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – week 6.