Reading might not be known for its art but here are a few of my ‘arty’ photos…this time just taken with my phone…..am I getting lazy by not taking my proper camera?…answers on a postcard please.
A rainy day in a new town and this time it was Reading, Berkshire. The museum beckoned and as entrance was free and a special Ladybird exhibition advertised it seemed too good to be true. Located in the Abbey Quarter close to the railway station and part of the red brick town hall the museum displayed […]
Reading……. birthplace of Kate Winslet recent subject of Who Do You Think You Are and birthplace of my grandfather……..no doubt because it was a railway town and his father was an engine driver the family had moved there for work. Despite the rain I managed to fill quite a few hours in this town. Walking […]
Cobbled streets, quaint ale houses, walks in park, a castle, close to Eton, Thames Path, independent and chain stores, boat trips, swans and ….home to Royalty.
The MacDonald is in a central location for major attractions in Windsor. Onsite parking available. Beautifully dressed doorman with a plush red coat. Concierge for advice and bookings. Elegant Caley’s dining area. Huge choice at breakfast. Comfortable rooms. Elemis toiletries. Environmentally aware ………look out for the information on bees. Guests are encouraged to reuse towels. Welcoming […]
There is nothing better than catching the last of the autumn sun by walking alongside one of our national treasures – the Thames. The pathways might be a bit muddy but the views are polished and the terrain relatively flat. Parking by the National Trust cafe on the Windsor Road at Runnymede you can make […]