Every school holiday I promise myself that I won’t plan too much in – and every time I plan too much in. Last week was no exception but they were all fun things involving various friends who we don’t often get to see during term time. I was really looking forward to it, even if… Continue reading When Half Term Doesn’t Go To Plan (Featuring The Tiger Who Came To Tea).
Tag: Blickling Hall
My Sunday Photo – February 25th, 2018.
"Just enjoy the light," I told myself, knowing that if I tried to take a photo I wouldn't be able to do it justice. It was just too tempting, though, and I had a go. This is as good as I could get. You'll have to take my word for it that the tree looked… Continue reading My Sunday Photo – February 25th, 2018.
Beautiful Blickling In Bloom.
What do you think of our new home? Not bad, eh? A little small, perhaps, but I think we'll just about manage. Hah! I wish. Although, actually, I don't. I imagine it would cost a fortune to heat, not to mention the upkeep and that's before you even get to the cleaning...I think I'm far… Continue reading Beautiful Blickling In Bloom.
Things To Do In Norfolk: Blickling Hall – Part I – Outside.
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.