“ARE YOU STILL WANTING THIS PIG, THEN ?” – A LUNCHTIME IN WELNEY

BRAPA was here in the Fens yesterday. His reports will keep you entertained for weeks. In preparation, I popped over the “Six-fingered border” on Tuesday to see how the locals were gearing up for his visit. A couple of stealth jets flew overhead on their way back to RAF Lakenheath, possibly more defence than strictly… Continue reading “ARE YOU STILL WANTING THIS PIG, THEN ?” – A LUNCHTIME IN WELNEY

WISBECH & A FENLAND BEER DESERT

It’s snowdrop time, as you’ve probably noticed, and Dad wanted to buy some to plant.  Wisbech in the Cambridgeshire fens is pretty much the centre of the horticultural world, famed for its splendidly old-fashioned plant auctions. The auction rooms were actually a real disappointment, but we had a great time exploring the majesty of the Fens. We took… Continue reading WISBECH & A FENLAND BEER DESERT