Holiday: Shropshire – Day 5 (Our last full day)

Thursday, 27th April Morning Reader! Not bored with these Posts yet then? Thanks for your readership๐Ÿ˜‰. It’s our last day here!๐Ÿ‘ Today, we’re starting our final day, super-local, heading for Oswestry (a nearby border market town). Oswestry is not quite in Wales, but you can almost ‘touch the dragon’! ๐Ÿ‰. 6.05am: We were both up …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 4

Wednesday, 27th April Morning loyal Reader! – Welcome to Day 4. Thanks for reading this far! ๐Ÿ™‚ Looks like it’s a bit cooler today compared with the previous few days! ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ. Today, we’re again staying relatively local and heading for Welshpool (a Market Town) and then National Trust’s Powis Castle – around 30 miles round …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 3

Tuesday, 26th April Wow! You’re back again! – thanks for continuing to read my ramblings! ๐Ÿ™‚ Weather-wise, it looks much the same as yesterday but with the added risk of a bit of rain! Today, we’re off to the town of Shrewsbury. We’re heading for the Museum & Art Gallery and then the ‘old’ prison …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 2

Monday, 25th April Well, hello, loyal reader! ๐Ÿ™‚ On our itinerary today: English Heritage’s Wroxeter (remains of a Roman City) and National Trust’s Attingham Park (an English country house). We last visited the latter back in July 2004 (so, naturally, I don’t remember any of it!) ๐Ÿค” English Heritage: Wroxeter 11.02am: As we arrived at …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 1

Sunday, 24th April Morning Reader! ๐Ÿ™‚ We arrived here at our holiday home The Tractor Shed in Kinnerley yesterday. As we don’t know this part of the world at all (I think the last time we were in Shropshire was back in November 2006 for a pre-Christmas break), we’re firmly in ‘explorer mode’ to soak …
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Holiday: Shropshire (in a Shed!) – Arrival!

Continuing our holiday breaks here in the UK, this time, we’re spending time in a shed! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ (an ex-tractor shed that is!) courtesy of Sykes Cottages. Located north-west of Shrewsbury, sandwiched between the A483 and the A5 in the village of Kinnerley (population just 1108!), it’s a new(ish) addition to the Sykes Cottages property portfolio, …
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Holiday: Oman (2022) – Day 5

Monday, March 28th Morning all! ๐Ÿ‘. I see the weather appears to be on the turn here. It’s 7am and only 27โ„ƒ. Good job we packed mittens! ๐Ÿ˜‰ It’s our last full day here and where Monday brings more of the same – eat, doze, sleep, eat and finally, sleep (repeat)! ๐Ÿ™‚ 8.25am: Thankfully, eating …
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Holiday: Oman (2022) – Day 4

Sunday, March 27th Welcome back, and a happy Sunday to you, dedicated reader. This is our fourth day here in Oman. ๐Ÿ‘ I hope the Sun is shining where you are. The grill is already ‘full on’ here at ’27’ – and it’s only 7am! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ. Somewhat predictably, it’s forecast to hit the mid-30s again …
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Holiday: Oman (2022) – Day 3

Saturday, March 26th Greetings, my loyal Reader… ๐Ÿ‘ Well, I guess that’s not a bad view to wake up to! Hello Saturday!!!! ๐Ÿ˜Š 9.05am: Breakfast time! And after last night’s feast, I’m eating light this morning (but we’re surrounded by so much variety, it’s a real exercise in will-power).โ˜น๏ธ 9.45am: We’re about an hour earlier …
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