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Skating at Winchester Cathedral after a pint at the Black Boy

On Tuesday, we went down to Winchester for some post-Christmas shopping (a new jacket ’tis all) and some family ice skating. Before going to the rink, though, we walked along the river path to get to what has got to be the area’s best pub, the Black Boy.

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An excellent spring day with just that right temperature for a family hike up Winchester’s St.Catherine’s Hill and to its MizMaze. There are fantastic views of the city, including Winchester Cathedral. Back down the hill again, and we strode off along the river Itchen path to find a nice spot for some lunch before […]

Easter Weekend 2007

Four days off. With the kids. Thankfully, with two grannies too!

Friday: sunburning daddy at Finkley Down Farm Park; Tolii meanwhile shuttled between THE slide and the monkey swing. Tosha took the whole place in, but especially liked his first ride on the monkey swing. Back home we had our first BBQ of the […]