Somerset 5 September 2008

My next stop was at Melinda Baker’s farm in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. She had to work part of the day on Friday so her husband kindly took the day and took me around to play tourist. This is the chapel of the Marston house that belonged to the Earls of Cork and...

Black Welsh Show and Sale 4 September 2008

In the pens ready to be judged. Ted Williams with his ewe entry. Julia Patterson with her ram. Judge Matthew Evans checking the turn of a ram’s horns. Adult Ram classE.O Williams with his ramAnother nice older ram.And another.And a very nice boy with wide spread...

Abergavenny 3 September 2008

This is the Park Guest House the B&B where I stayed in Abergavenny. I took the first day there to recover and spent all of 4 September walking around Abergavenny and doing tourist stuff. First stop was of course the castle. The ladies at the castle museum sent me...

July 4th Paonia Cherry Days

Fourth of July is the big local Cherry Days festival. We took the entire day off to enjoy the show. It starts early in the morning with a pancake breakfast benefit for the local fire department. Next is the Cherry Days Parade. If you aren’t in the parade you are...