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Living on the Edge · 5d ago

Just an old book?

A few weeks ago a cousin of my Dad's said to me 'I've left a few old bits from Aunty Elsie for you with you Dad - chuck them if you don't want them.'I was intrigued.  Aunty Elsie was my Gran...
Living on the Edge · 1M ago

Snowdrops and Lace

I had a few days off this week so I decided to go for a walk amongst the snowdrops.  I headed over to Marks Hall.  First of all I walked by the lakeand along the millennium path where the wi...
Living on the Edge · 1M ago

Winter Colour

Yesterday wasn't a brilliant day weather wise but I decided to risk the forecast rain and head up to Anglesey Abbey for a spot of winter colour.First of all I walked up to the water mill, th...
Living on the Edge · 2M ago

Making and Walking

Well here we are, 2017.   I've had a lovely few days off, in the period between Christmas and New Year when no-one knows what day of the week it is.First of all I build some wooden covers fo...
Living on the Edge · 4M ago

Autumn Walking

You might have realised that I love walking.  Sadly at this time of year walking opportunities are fewer due to dark evenings but I have had a couple of lovely walks recently.A few Saturdays...
Living on the Edge · 5M ago

A Cambridgeshire Feast!

My Dad was born and brought up in a village just north of Cambridge, Cottenham, which is part of the Fen Edge villages.  Every year, on the first Sunday after October 11th, they hold their a...
Living on the Edge · 6M ago

A Day Out in London

Yesterday I went to London.  I was going to the theatre but I'd also discovered it was Open House London, which is part of Open City, where buildings not normally open to the public open the...
Living on the Edge · 6M ago

A flea, some blocking and a battle!

This is a combined/random type of blog post as I've failed totally to manage to post them separately over the last few weeks.First of all I've discovered a rather lovely, and very cheap, fle...
Living on the Edge · 7M ago

Exciting, Challenging and Relaxing - Three Very Different Days.

I've just had 2 weeks off work - I didn't go away but I did do lots of things.The most exciting thing I did was a 20m tree climb.  Using ropes, knots and karabiners I climbed right into the ...
Living on the Edge · 8M ago

One Historic Tower

Yesterday afternoon, after dropping Mum and Dad off for a history talk in King's Lynn, I set off along the quayside to the antiques warehouse.  As I turned down the lane leading to it I saw ...