The Cotswolds


Stayed in Stratford Upon Avon at Alveston Manor  which is a very old building. After an impromptu move when the bathroom in the first room flooded we were upgraded to a room with beautiful old beams.

Had a drive through the Cotswolds on Friday and the damage from storm Doris was evident with tree branches scattered everywhere. Stopped in Chipping Campden for coffee. Wandered round the shops and got chatting (like I do much to Chris’s annoyance) to Kate who works in a lovely shop ( selling all sorts of things that I like. Kate loves reading and has read hundreds of books – hopefully she’ll soon be able to add Under A Greek Spell to her list.

Finished our afternoon in Stow on the Wold – (another beautiful Cotswold town full of character and quaint shops) before heading to our weekend party at The Boat House for Debbie’s 50th…