Category Archives: People

Random Acts of Kindness in the Great Wen

Earlier this week our photographic group of four took a photo-trip to London, combining this with taking a look at the exhibition Strength for Life at St Martin-in-the-Fields as Pam, one of our number, had a winning portrait on show.       … Continue reading

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A pleasant Sunday afternoon

We attended a concert this afternoon in the charming setting of the Bournville Friends’ Meeting House. The model village of Bournville is on old stamping grounds for my husband, but I’d not actually been into the Meeting House before, so that was an added … Continue reading

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The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast

Take a few minutes to enjoy listening to The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast Podcast here

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In Memoriam

Last year we came back up the coast of northern France with a few hours to spare before the dash for Eurotunnel and stopped off at the British military cemetery at Terlincthun. We have visited these on occasion and paid our … Continue reading

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Paris Snapshots

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A happy occasion

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Just a few of the photos from Ava’s christening day on Sunday, a lovely family occasion at St Nicolas’ church in King’s Norton.

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What a difference a year makes!

Hard to credit the great-granddaughter is a year old! A very happy chocolatey birthday party was had, as you can see!

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Can’t tell my ash from my elder…

I always think there’s a bit of an irony in the volunteer work that I do for the local Wildlife Trust and the Biological Records Centre. I am surrounded by people with great expertise, sometimes in very specialised fields, sometimes … Continue reading

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Little Star…

Well, those eyes are certainly twinkling! The GGD. (See Welcome for explanation of coy abbreviation….). Wouldn’t you kill for those eyelashes? Taken in a local pub. We take our GGP responsibilities seriously… Lunch outing rather than a beer tasting, honest! … Continue reading

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A bit of time travel…

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Oops. It’s ages since I posted; thought I’d pop up a few pictures from a (fairly) recent event at Avoncroft we went to with a couple of visiting friends. The museum is always a pleasant place to meander around, and additionally … Continue reading

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