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November walk

I met up with some old school friends for a nostalgic wander down memory lane, a walk in the wilds of West Dorset and a delicious pub lunch at The Three Horseshoes, Powerstock.

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we came across some acorn artp8 p9 p10

a voluptuous oak tree

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deep wooded valleysp4

and walked a disused railway line

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the smell of autumn in the air

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West Dorset has a feeling of the land that time forgot and it is where my paternal ancestors come from. I most probably share DNA with the Iron Age inhabitants of the nearby Pilsdon Pen – a cosy, rooted feeling.p2at the end of the walk the sun tried to squeeze through

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Bliss. . . .

Bingo and Perennial Plants

Back to more Wales tales.

One of the conditions for Jude joining me on the trip was that on the Tuesday night,  we would go to Tony’s Bingo at the Harbour Inn, which is right next door to Felingog.

 

I first time I went to Tony’s Bingo was with my sister and her son, when he was about 15 and we loved it, so it has become a bit of a tradition on trips to Solva.

Jude was not too sure!! But the evening – although it doesn’t start til way after the publicised time of 9pm, was really good fun, with loads of local fun and banter – “At the end of your foot – 8 – 0……. (a toe) 80”

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and so on – and Jude came home with £22!

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I came home with lots of collage material!

Next day off to the Perennial Garden Centre near St.Davids

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does anyone know what it is?

The owner was away for the day and there was no label or price tag.

We sheltered in the cosy cafe

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There is something wonderful about being away from home and sitting in a cafe with knitting or crochet that feels SO good – delightful conversations strike up and meander around all things creative – cafe crochet – can’t beat it. Know what I mean?

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The cafe is also a gallery for local artists and the tablecloths provided doodle inspiration
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and then out into the mild grey drizzly day and back to the smallest city in Britain, St.Davids.