Blasting away those cobwebs
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Blasting away those cobwebs

This weekend has been just what I needed to feel refreshed and excited about the new year. Sam came to visit for the weekend so I got to play tour guide around some of my favourite places. The weather was good, the food was delicious and the conversation was fantastic! It was the perfect antidote to the post-christmas/back to work blues. Saturday was spent wandering around Cambridge, taking in all that beautiful architecture (something I must admit I’d become a…

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Autumn colours
Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon

Autumn colours

Hinchingbrooke Country Park is one of my most favourite places to go for a wander as the seasons change. My standard route through the woodland and back along the river usually takes me an hour, and most times that’s enough to calm my mind a little. I’ve visited twice in the past week; once at the weekend and then again on Thursday. Saturday was busy with families enjoying the warm weather, with all the kids swinging plastic bags full of…

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A quick trip to the zoo
Hamerton Zoo, Huntingdon

A quick trip to the zoo

Last weekend I payed a visit to my local zoo because it was a nice day and I had nothing better to do.

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Spring blooms
Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

Spring blooms

This past weekend I took a drive up to Oxburgh Hall for a walk-around as they always have such a wonderful carpet of snowdrops all through the grounds. The trees may still be bare but seeing endless clusters of these beautiful little flowers are a nice reminder that spring is creeping in.

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Blakeney Seals
Blakeney, Norfolk

Blakeney Seals

Last Friday my sister and I went on a little trip to the Norfolk coast to see the seals and it was wonderful. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for years and last week was the perfect weather for it. Blakeney Point is home to both Common and Grey seals and taking a boat trip is the only way to get close up to these seals in their natural habitat. There are several companies that take their boats out…

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