After a lovely night in Derbyshire, I set out under a veeeery strange sky toward Highclere Castle, home of the famous Downton Abbey.
I had the opportunity to ride in the actual coach, the ‘Tantivy’, that last travelled the same route in 1895, 122 years ago!
Topless Prince (my trusty convertible) and I went a-meandering today… No actual destination in mind – just seeing where we ended up… Fabulous day exploring a foundry, two castles, a Saxon village, a 13th century pub and Egyptian mummies! October 4, 2017 Leigh (Bella) St John 0 What a magnificent day! I needed …
Yesterday, a friend and I went exploring on the South Devon Railway Buckfast Abbey and back via beautiful Devon countryside. So, where does the owl come in?
The reason for this London trip? A members-only Q&A with Daisy Goodwin, one of my favourite authors and the author of the mini-series, “Victoria”.
Yesterday morning I was up when the sparrows were still in their pajamas… Now, I am not a morning person – so why the sudden urge to be up before dawn?
It’s a hard life when this is your office for the day… The cruise ship, Ocean Majesty was in the harbour for a visit… …and it’s a good thing they are not superstitious about name changes, as she has been called: 1966–1985: Juan March 1985–1986: Sol Christina 1986–1988: Kypros Star 1988–1994: Ocean Majesty 1994–1995: Olympic 1995: Homeric 1995 onwards: Ocean Majesty These …
This year, I had the absolute best birthday ever! Starting last Sunday with Goodwood, then on my actual birthday Gillian and her daughter Ellie took me out for brunch – it was soooooo lovely and delicious! …then cruising on one of the last horse-drawn canal boat at Tiverton… followed by a boat trip over to …
A perfect morning to literally just walk across the street and board a boat, cruising over Torbay to Brixham… …and back home in time for another movie, more wine, and then getting ready to go out to meet up with dear friends to celebrate my birthday at the Imperial… Yet another perfect day! ~ Bella …
Starting out from my home in Torquay, we headed north to Tiverton to check off yet another item on my bucket list – a journey on one of England’s last horse-drawn canal boats. …these archways were once used to burn …