September 23, 2018

Westminster

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Westminster Abbey is mainly a Gothic abbey church.  It is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings.  The building itself was a Bened...

September 2, 2017

There are so many wonderful traditional pies.  Here are a few favourites along with a recipe for each.  

1  Steak & Kidney Pie

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Steak and Kidney go together like Birds of a Feather.

Recipe from BBC Good Food

2  Shepherds Pie / Cottage Pie

Shepherd's...

June 13, 2017

Now that almost everyone has a cell phone there is little use for the public phone.  So what do you do with all the unused iconic red phone booths?  Many have been carted to junk yards where they either fall apart or are refurbished and sold.  You see them everywhere....

April 15, 2017

1) "Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?"...

March 2, 2017

Today is St David's Day - the Welsh National Holiday.  It was difficult to come up with only 10 things.  We could do one on food alone!  

RUGBY

Welsh Rugby Union is the national sport and they're a pretty good team.  Catch them on March 10 playing Ireland in th...

February 16, 2017

There are so many castle ruins in Britain that picking 10 is quite difficult.  These are probably some of the most popular and photographed.  We're sure you will recognize many of them or may have even visited them as well.  Do you have any favourites?

1...

January 19, 2017

1.  Vicars' Close - Wells

Vicar's Close in Wells actually claims to be the oldest complete surviving residential street in Europe.  Dating from the mid-14th century,  it comprises numerous Grade I listed buildings, 27 residences (originally 44), built for Bishop Ralph o...

October 24, 2016

1. The Tea

For many this is the main reason for attending the Faire.  Sit down and enjoy our tea, which is a meal including finger sandwiches, sausages rolls, shortbread, scones and lashings of tea.  We offer four seatings throughout the day.  Tickets sold on a first co...

September 3, 2016

1  BADGER

The badger is considered an iconic species of the British countryside. A male badger is a boar, a female is a sow, and a young badger is a cub. A badger's home is called a sett and badger colonies are often called clans. (Wikipedia)

2  HEDGEHOG

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Ye...

August 25, 2016

1  HAMPTON COURT 

The Maze at Hampton Court was designed around 1700 and is currently planted with yew.  It covers a third of an acre, and is the UK's oldest surviving hedge maze.  It is well-known for being confusing and includes twists, turns and dead ends....

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