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I visited the pretty pond that fills on old chalk quarry last week. Legend has it that a woodcutter’s daughter was surprised by a nobleman on a horse as she bathed in the pool. Having failed to lure her to the bank, he rode his horse into the water and caused the girl to move […]
This week’s’ bird is a bit of a cheat, having been shot in my own back garden! The story goes that some parakeets escaped captivity a few years ago and have bred incessantly. We get quite a few in our vicinity and although not indigenous and quite frankly a bit of a bully, they are […]
This weeks’ Monday Morning Blues picture comes from my first sighting of sea since March. It comes from West Sussex near the city of Chichester. As for the town, it is home to a beautiful church. Holy Trinity is named in the Domesday Book and is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, […]
It’s hard to believe that this photo is from the UK. I hope it helps to beat any Monday morning blues, even though it’s officially a bank holiday here.
Another extremely local photo again this week as we stay confined to barracks. This one from a walk in my nearby woods featuring bluebells. Join us over on Twitter @wilburstravels for more blue themed photos that aim to disperse the Monday morning blues.
This week’s ‘blue’ picture comes from very close to home. In fact I walked there doing my daily lockdown exercise on Saturday. I hope that everybody is keeping fit & healthy in these challenging times. Wilbur.
Eastbourne pier was completed in 1872 but has suffered several fires during its history. The latest fire was as recent as 2014, this time destroying the large arcade and saloons in the midway. Sheikh Abid Gulzar a local hotelier, brought the pier in November 2015 and has since renovated it, with works continuing.
Bath, Somerset, UK Bath is a spa town steeped in Roman history and much favoured by well-to-do Georgian, Edwardian & Victorian society for its curative waters and pleasant surroundings. It also blossomed for many years as a retreat for the rich merchants of nearby Bristol, a port city that thrived driven by the abhorrent slave […]