Author Archives: rjholness

Visit to Pureland garden

We went to the Japanese Garden just north of Newark! Very nice place, peaceful, bringing out the Japanese and Buddhist connections.  Weather perfect. We stopped in Newark on the way back for a meal too Bob      

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Sculptures at Burghley House

Saturday 12th September we went to the Sculpture park at Burghley House, meeting some Northants IVC members there. First of all we went to the Garden of Surprises, where features such as the moss house, the swivelling Caesar busts, basins … Continue reading

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Wistow Maize maze Sun 16th

  Exercise and fresh air at the maize maze.Always a good day out,the design changes each year.Our explorers were round in under two hours    

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BBQ

16 of us at a barbeque on 15th !

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Rutland Water walk 23 Aug

Well, we set out for Hambleton for a five mile walk on Sunday, close to the water’s edge all the way.Late lunch in the pub- and we were lucky to be there before the rain started! Highlight for me was … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend

We went to Leicester Carribean carnival:- we saw the parade go out and,as you can see, toured the stalls  and bought some essentials.   That was the Saturday. On Sunday we visited the fascinating Canal Museum at Stoke Bruerne in … Continue reading

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Duxford Air Show 12th July

Duxford Air show,Sunday 12th July. The Flying Legends Air Show took place at IWM Duxford on 11th /12th July. We went down and saw over fifty historic aircraft in flight. The Museum was in the price, and there were many … Continue reading

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Petanque Fri 10 July

Here we are at our petanque evening last Friday We played at the Pug and Greyhound at Glen. Meal first then two games of Petanque. And it didn’t rain

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Bletchley Park 5th July

We went for a visit to Bletchley Park on Sunday 5th July.  We saw where the codebreakers famously cracked the enigma code and shortened the length of the second world war. This  was the location of the events of the … Continue reading

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Althorp

Sun day 28th June Some of our members went to Althorp-a stately house and childhood home of Lady Diana.

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