A visit to my Great Uncle's WW1 resting place

A visit to my Great Uncle's WW1 resting place

On Saturday 1 November my sisters and I took my 82 year old Dad on the trip he had been waiting take for many many years. It seemed so fitting on this centenary anniversary of the start of WWI that we finally managed to track down and visit the final resting place of my Great Uncle Alfred Payne, 2151 Private AA Payne of the 7th(City of London) Battalion, a volunteer unit of the British Army founded in 1860.

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Birthday tea for two!

Birthday tea for two!

Another birthday hit the Carder/Witcher household last weekend. I turned 35 (how did that happen?!) and because he is lovely @doublewoo treated me to afternoon tea at Stoke Park.

The hotel and spa is located in Stoke Poges and has been used in numerous films (such as Layer Cake, Bridget Jones & Goldfinger) due to its stunning surroundings and setting. 

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