an english weekend

We have spent a classically English weekend here-Saturday at the rugby in London watching England lose to the All Blacks-again; Sunday spent walking through  an impossibly beautiful village and along the banks of a river where herons hunted and a kingfisher flashed past on azure wings; Sunday evening eating homemade toasted fruit bread in front … More an english weekend

Above Saxon villages

On Sunday we walked through a part of mid Wiltshire collectively called “The Deverills*” referring to a string of villages, all containing the word Deverill, along the valley of the River Wylye. There’s an interesting link here with some history of this Saxon area of England. There are  water meadows, watercress beds and  pastures  bordering  … More Above Saxon villages