Winter recaps

Well, it has been some time since we posted. But don’t think we have been idle. I think to get things going again we may revisit some of the highlights from this winter before looking towards spring. Let’s face it, we got a bit of winter left before us. I will start with a photo essay of our hike to Blakeney Point to see the seals on the winter solstice. We hit the point in time for sunset and saw more seals than ever before! After that the sky was ablaze with light from pink to purple and fading to a blood red smudge on the horizon hanging on until we were back at the Cley Beach car park. What an amazing walk!

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Longest day of the year: sunset hike

Well, June 21st is an exciting day for us, but for different reasons. For me and my sun-worshipping, it is the day with the most daylight hours. For Marek, who loves all things wintery and bleak, it marks a turning point to when the days become shorter. Whatever the reason, we both found it a day to celebrate. And what better way than to experience the sunset on a hike.

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We took the last Coast Hopper bus from Blakeney to Sheringham, and there had the best fish and chips on the coast at Straights, followed by a visit to Ronaldo’s of Norwich ice cream shop (monster cookie and chocolate hazelnut, if you were wondering).

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At 7pm we set out along the golf course and walked the coast path back home. Here are some highlights.

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For more of the story in photos click here for the Flickr gallery.

The Summer Solstice

So, today being the summer solstice I thought I might post some photies of how the courtyard garden is coming along. While everything is a bit late this year, nothing is diminished, and we are ever that much more grateful. So here is a feast for the eyes, and soul.20130621-152051.jpg

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