Category Days Out

Keeping Cool at Hoddlesden Reservoir Description (D/A) Follow the road north to the track heading northeast off the main road. Plenty of parking on the main road in the village. Take track northeast towards farm building. Pass buildings on the west side then upslope… Continue Reading →

I’m Shrinking

Rushmere Country Park A great place to discover nature and enjoy the outdoors with over 400 acres of woodland, heathland and meadows to enjoy.  Come and view herons nesting in Spring from our outdoor café terrace, discover fairy doors and the Giant’s… Continue Reading →

Visit the Lakes, 50p for a wee

This must be a Tax on the elderly, I need the loo more than most, especially after a drive to the Lakes

Tarn Hows Walk

Tarn Hows from Coniston This walk starts in the lovely village of Coniston by the lake of the same name, and is particularly suited to anyone staying there. Tarn Hows is a very well known Lake District visitor attraction. What… Continue Reading →

Silverstone, British GTs

08:30 Gates Open Off track 09:00 – 09:20 Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge On track 09:30 – 10:30 British GT Championship Free Practice 1 On track 10:40 – 11:00 GB3 Championship Qualifying On track 11:10 – 11:30 Porsche Visit Cayman… Continue Reading →

Wild Life

Wild Life always makes me smile while out on a walk

Who Sang “Winchester Cathedral”

The New Vaudeville Band

Birthday Treat Once described as “the most beautiful car ever made” by Enzo Ferrari, Jaguar had developed the perfect high performance, competitively priced alternative to Ferrari’s and Maserati’s that dominated the 60’s race scene. With its astoundingly obvious beauty, race car handling and… Continue Reading →

Will they ever finish

The origins of Sagrada Familia are around 1866 when a congregation of devotees of St.Joseph had the idea of building a temple in his honor. The first stone was laid in 1882, on March 19 and they are still working on… Continue Reading →


Houndshill HouseBanbury RoadEttingtonWarwickshireCV37 7NS Tel: 01789 740640 Coffee house, restaurant, art gallery and general hangout – C&M exists as a meeting place for anyone who has a fondness for machines. It doesn’t matter what, either: classic restoration, bike, rat rod or… Continue Reading →

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