Our Anniversary Break 2020 (9/36)

It’s our 9th Anniversary (or 36th, if you’re counting from the day we first met) and we always try and do something special every year to celebrate. This year is no different, but we’ve scaled things back a bit because of…‘you-know-what’! 😷 10.50am We’re heading for Norfolk, staying at The Brisley Bell in err, Brisley, …
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Return to Kelmarsh

Well, I haven’t been here since the 14th December 2011 – for my wedding! 👍 👰🤵 Click on the button below for a trip down memory lane… Welcome back to 2020! The reason for today’s visit was an invitation to a private tour around Kelmarsh’s well-known Gardens (where Mrs P is a volunteer-gardener). 9.55am: On …
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The Wedding Belle

It was off to Janine’s Wedding today. Her husband-to-be, Chris is from Ohio, USA, so it’s going to be a true Anglo-American event. The event is at Hedingham Castle (so that’ll please our friends from across the Pond!) and we’re making a few days of it, as the big day isn’t until tomorrow – Friday. …
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Our Anniversary 2016

The 14thWell, here we are in Amsterdam for our 5th Anniversary (or ‘32nd’ in old money).After driving over to Birmingham Airport, we caught the 10.10 courtesy of Flybe to Schiphol and then jumped on the train for a short journey to Amsterdam Central. There we grabbed a 48 hour tourist ticket and boarded the No. …
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Salvation Army Carol Concert – 2015

As is customary at this time of year, we headed for The Citadel in town for our yearly pilgrimage to the 6.30pm performance of the SA’s Carol Concert. Normally, this would have been our FIRST opportunity to test our singing voices (scary!), but we’d also been to another a week-or-so ago in town, recommended by …
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Green Fingers and Geddington Wedding

We’re really pleased with the way the garden is coming on this year. I can’t claim much of the credit myself – Ann has the green fingers, whilst I do the heavy lifting! In the evening, it was off to nearby Geddington for a Reception following the wedding of Jonathan and Bec. A great evening …
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Anniversary 2/29

So, here we are – our second wedding anniversary (or 29 years together in ‘old money’!)..and we’re still talking! …and sometimes to each other! But seriously, some things just work well together, and I’d put us up there with other ‘perfect combos’ such as  Morecambe & Wise, grated cheese & baked beans and Cameron and …
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A Celebration in Worthing

FRIDAY We headed off to Worthing, as tomorrow is our good friends’ Ian and Sharon’s 10th wedding anniversary. The event has come round really quickly – it seems like only yesterday, we last roasted in sun-drenched Worthing. Because of the National Bowls Tournament, accommodation had been difficult to book, but we eventually located a small …
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Leicester – A Ring, A Pig and a Cutlery Set!

It’s Saturday, and nothing that a DoDO likes more after a hard week’s washing, ironing, car valeting and IT Support than a quiet sit-down with the papers. Forget that then! – it was off to Leicester for a mega-shop – and when I say ‘mega’, Ann’s leading the charge today, so it’ll be a biggy! …
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