As you know I recently returned for a lovely two week break in England. We had intentions to travel through Scandinavia but organization and eye watering prices brought us back to England to spend lots of time with sisters, brothers in law, nephews, nieces and parents. Even though we camped out on the coldest night ever recorded in August and we caught colds and went swimming in the rain, it was beautiful, magical and refreshing to be home. Grey and damp as England can be, it is still home, it is still summer and it is still wonderful. It wasn't all grey skies, on occasion the clouds parted and the wonderful English summer returned, we sunbathed, chatted and ate soft fruit and I tried to show R that really when the sun shines England is just the most beautiful place on earth.
A road full of pheasant, this is what happens when you take the B roads!
The tunnels beaches
The Barnstaple apple, a little sour but I am sure it would make a good pie
The traditional stuck behind a tractor whilst trying to get to the airport
Lovely Stonehenge (no Obama though I think he stopped by a few days later)
The Oxford canals
Bath and the wonderful sandstone crescents
My very favorite courtyard of all time at the V&A
So that was my holiday, refreshing and invigorating and now I am back to work and back to reality. Goodbye England, until next time.
Lots of love