Tag Archives: NGS

Money in travel

Once upon a time there was a young man called Thomas. He dreamed of arranging overseas trips for people who didn’t have access to the Internet. His idea was siezed upon and embraced in a very tight hug. To say … Continue reading

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Brick Kiln Cottage

The present owners of Brick Kiln Cottage are still finding bricks in the ground. The brick kiln hasn’t been operational for a long time. In fact, the kiln building has been renovated and made into an extension of the cottage. … Continue reading

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Bikes, trolls and tennis

I try and always have a camera with me these days so I can be sure to snap something memorable. This morning it was the annual charity bike ride through Farnham. Mind you, I did make a slight error of … Continue reading

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The perfect garden

After lunch we visited our first NGS garden for ages. It is actually reasonably close to us but because of numerous detours in place because of roads closed for repair, it could have been in Yorkshire. Generally, open gardens will … Continue reading

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A lot of garden art

Today, after lunch, we went to an NGS garden as it was just up the road at Tilford, something that happens rarely! I mean, usually they’re miles away. Anyway, Tilford Cottage Garden, which has its own website here, is an … Continue reading

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The tiny donkey

It was a lovely day of sun and cloud and threatening rain which never materialised. After shopping and a long overdue almond croissant, we decided to visit Old Thatch, an NGS garden which was open today. Linda (eventually) took us … Continue reading

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A marvellous day

Yesterday, for the first time in ages, it was cloudy. All of that changed today. However, the warmth we’ve had for the last week has all gone. It’s like the clouds came over and sucked the heat away before taking … Continue reading

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Lower Froyle

Today was closed. Farnham, I mean. So no trip to the shops; no Starbucks. Of course I didn’t get a sleep-in. But other than that, I had a total bludge of a day. We popped over to Lower Froyle to … Continue reading

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How do sheep climb trees?

When we lived in Haslemere, we often wondered what was behind the great walls at Ramster. One day I walked along the Sussex border path and ended up at the Mullberry pub which is almost opposite the big gate to … Continue reading

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Albury not Wodonga

Today we went and visited Albury Park near Guildford. It was open garden day and they couldn’t have ordered a better one. While the morning started overcast, the afternoon was glorious. Albury comes from ‘the old Bury’ or Eldeberie as … Continue reading

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