Category Archives: cricklade

Mind the sheep

Traffic jam at Common Platt today (just before the Italian restaurant, Casa Paulo. Sheep on the road. In order to avoid traffic chaos, I got herding. Boy, do I love sheep. They are so much easier to project manage than … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cricklade

Wish we could be in Cricklade for Christmas……. Here are some pictures from the High Street. Window dressing there seems a bit of a tradition….everything from the achingly sweet to ultra modern. Still no developments on house front for us … Continue reading

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Christmas (almost) arrives at Grumpy Towers

We are finally feeling festive here. The last few days we have driven along a Winter Wonderland from Hayes Knoll to Cricklade, dazzled by the whiteness. Much better than the wet, though the single skien bathroom in the lean-to has … Continue reading

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Where’s the summer?

We can’t believe there are only two full weeks of the holidays left. And we feel that we haven’t had (a) a holiday and (b) a summer. More rain today. The bathroom roof has held up, but the water has … Continue reading

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Another sunny day in Cricklade

Drive time continues to improve, notwithstanding the HGVs and landfill traffic. No ponies or tractors this morning. But it is school holidays and gloriously sunny. Still no movement on the property front (I’ve been watching the dust form on CB … Continue reading

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Hot and bothered in Cricklade

Today we awoke to the hottest day this year. Jensen, being Jensen, suddenly developed a deep attachment to his new black cardigan, and started off doing a passable imitation of a mini-Goth. 16 minutes door to door to Prior Park … Continue reading

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