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Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire » Sutton Bridge October 29th 2008

I'm snuggled in front of a coal fire with the dogs sleeping at my feet. Here I am at Ray's house at Sutton Bridge. I am back in the land where I am tuned in once again. I can understand the conversations around me and read the signs. This afternoon when I took the dogs for a walk, I photographed the pile of wood that will be the bonfire for Guy Fawkes night. Apparently it will grow even larger.... read more
Night light
First Stop
Bonfire pile

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire » Sutton Bridge September 26th 2008

I have spent relaxing days at Ray's house. My cousin and brother must share similar DNA, the dry humour and slow-to-comprehend-my words kind of DNA. Luckily for Ray, I've lots of practise explaining things to Jason. Give me a few more days and Ray will have that dry, witty resignation that Jason has when I explain things. When I'm not nagging Ray, we catch up with life. He has had a colourful career traveling all over the world. Now he enjoys the finer things of country living. I borrow Katie and Bella and take them for walks along the countryside. Today we went to the market in Long Sutton. I played the tourist and took photos of the local highlights; Ray did too. On Sunday, I'm taking the train to Scotland.... read more
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Horse
Katie and Bella

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire » Sutton Bridge September 11th 2008

Today we went to a butterfly house. There were other highlights at this park, bird averies, bird of prey display, farm animal pens, herb gardens, fish ponds but the best part was the jungle for the pretty insects. When I entered the room the hot damp air was difficult to breathe for a few seconds. Soon I was entranced with the foliage and colours. The butterflies flitted happily from exotic bloom to exotic bloom. I took so many photographs chasing the florescent blue ones who would not stay still for my camera. At one point, several butterflies landed on my shirt... read more
resting
white and black
Exotic flower

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire » Sutton Bridge September 10th 2008

Yesterday Ray and I visited one of the Queen's houses, Sandringham House. It rained later in the day, and that kept the crowds away. We walked around the grounds, with me admiring the blooms in September.... read more
Crocus in September
Artsy Photo
Sandringham House

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire » Sutton Bridge September 10th 2008

I've been exploring the local area.... read more
Chippy
Fish or Pie
River Neve




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