A stroll around Etruria, and a weekend trading at Westport Lake

Barry did a stalwart job of moving Areandare back up the 35 (or is it 36?) locks of Heartbreak Hill from Middlewich by Sunday, so he could meet me at the railway station at Kidsgrove on Monday. I had a fun-filled-fix of grandmotherly love last week. I'm always in awe of his abilities to 'lock-alone' … Continue reading A stroll around Etruria, and a weekend trading at Westport Lake

A Brighton birthday and a hospital visit

What a gorgeous place Brighton is. So vibrant and picturesque. Every time I visit my younger daughter, I understand more why she's chosen to live there. Kim's recently bought a flat in Hove so it was our first visit to her new home - and we spent a couple of evenings at a lovely local … Continue reading A Brighton birthday and a hospital visit