Postcard from Italy

At the end of June Mary and I went on a touring holiday to Italy. We visited Rome, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Assisi and a couple of less well-known places. It was an organised trip – very well organised, in fact – and we packed a lot in to nine days. Each day started early… Continue reading Postcard from Italy

Kite Festival

It was Mary’s birthday yesterday. We spent most of the day at the Kite Festival at Harewood House and then went to see The Crucible at the York Theatre Royal in the evening. There are more photos of the kites and the Harewood House gardens here.

Himalayan Stroll

There’s a Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park in deepest North Yorkshire. It’s a beautiful place and the weather was just perfect at the end of April. Here are one or two pictures: See my flickr page for more photos.

At the Lily Pond

Over the extended Easter weekend we visited the local lily pond in Burnby Hall Gardens. You can see me here: