My Sunday Photo: A Room With a View (sort of…)

I actually took this photo a few weeks ago on a visit to Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire because I loved the view from the window.  I didn’t get the photo I wanted but I do kind of like what I ended up with because the Ivy has created a frame. Continue reading

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May in a Sentence a Day

sentence a day.jpgI first came across this post on Natalie the Explorer’s blog and thought it was great. She, and some other bloggers, share their month in a sentence a day. I thought it would be fun to join in, though I’m not that good at limiting my days to just one sentence.  It’s good to look back at what I’ve been up to and makes me feel grateful for the good in my life.  So, without further ado, here’s what I’ve been up to. Continue reading

Places to Visit: Goodrich Castle, A Noble Ruin

Not so long ago, we went to Goodrich Castle, a Norman medieval castle (or rather the ruin of one) just outside Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire and about 10 miles from Monmouth on the Welsh border. I read online that William Wordsworth described it as a noble ruin and I can see why. It’s pretty impressive and much more complete than I expected.

goodrich castle 1 (Yes, this was another visit on a grey day – I have a knack for this!). Continue reading