A Flight in a Spitfire

For the past couple of years I’ve been saving up to achieve a very special ambition – to fly in a Spitfire. So five percent of earnings from painting commissions together with any winnings on the lottery and premium bonds went into my special RAF Spitfire tin to pay for the possibility of flying. And […]

Henley Regatta

The sun keeps shining so lots of boating and outdoor pursuits, Henley Regatta was bathed in sunshine for the whole week, Here I am standing on my balcony ready for our day at Phyllis Court. Cousin Paul and Em joined us in the morning and off we set, pausing at the arched bridge at Phyllis […]

Hot. Hot. Hot

Our week in the Lake District saw wall to wall sunshine every day. We visited most of the lakes (or meres as I ought to call them) and went on three different types of boat. The lodge we stayed was ideally situated between Coniston Water and Windermere. The nearest village is Hawkeshead – dubbed ‘The […]