Film: Bond 25 – No Time to Die

It’s movie time for us again! 😁👍 Ahh, “No Time to Die“ (aka “Bond 25”), we’ve been expecting you (for quite a while, actually!). After five postponements because of you-know-what, it was finally here! 😁 I don’t intend to give away the details of the film here, it’s more of a reflection, so you’re safe …
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First Visit: Shires Inn

It was a drive into unchartered territory for us two today as we headed with neighbours David & Valerie for the village of Peatling Parva (population 181) and The Shires Inn and Restaurant. The occasion? A belated birthday lunch for David and me! 😁. It was Ann and my first visit, but our dining companions …
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It’s all about family! – Cousins

A couple of years back, we discovered some cousins (on Ann’s side) we didn’t know we had – Chris and Alison! 👍 Between then and now, we’ve got to know them quite well – and this weekend, Chris and his partner Kate came to stay for a long weekend. 😍😍 Friday A very relaxed day …
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Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 15/15: My Birthday 2021

Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 14/15:

Morning reader. Thanks for coming back – I admire your stamina!😊. “Are we nearly there yet?” Yes, this is day 14; just one more Post to go and then you’re free! 😛 Here we are at the Mill End Hotel in Chagford, (population c1400), in the middle of Dartmoor on the penultimate day of our …
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Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 13/15:

Morning all! 😁. We’re on our way to the final leg of our holiday, staying at the Mill End Hotel in Chagford, Dartmoor. Check-in time is 3pm, so as usual, we’re going to make the best use of time and visit a couple of attractions beforehand – National Trust’s East Pool Mine near Redruth and …
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Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 12/15:

Greetings, reader! 👍. It’s day 12 of our 15-day break here in the south-west. It’s also our last full day here at The Piggery (courtesy of AirBnB.) on the Lizard Peninsular. 10.09am: Just a couple of quickies today: National Trust’s Godolphin and Praa Sands Beach (famous for surfing dudes). Godolphin (National Trust) The estate was …
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Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 11/15: St Ives

7.10am: Welcome to Wednesday, my loyal reader! 👍 We’re on leg 4, day 11, of our 15-day break in the south-west of England. We’re still here at the AirBnB called The Piggery. We’ve a shorter day ahead today as we have just St Ives on the cards. 9.59am: We’re off! We went ‘car-free’ (almost!) leaving …
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Holiday: Devon and Cornwall – Day 10/15:

6.10am: Morning all! 😎. It’s day 10 of our 15-day break here in the south-west of England. We’re in Ashton (population, c572) staying at an AirBnB called The Piggery on the Lizard Peninsular. It’s rather splendid and is very well equipped. On our list of places to visit today: National Trust’s St Michael’s Mount; a …
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