We did a bit of shopping...I bought a couple of tops and a scarf in Fat Face, where Mark also bought a top...and treated me to two pairs of warm and fluffy socks, which are much needed on a cold rainy day like today (I am so glad it was better last weekend for my friend Liz's wedding!). We also picked up some necessities, like Lady Grey tea and magazines.
|cosy, fluffy socks|
We weren't sure we would get away yesterday as Max the cat has had a urinary infection. However, he has responded well to the medication and Mark's parents are staying at our house while we're away, so can keep an eye on him (and spoil him and his brother something rotten).
It was quite sunny when we arrived yesterday. We got here just in time for afternoon tea; a bit of a shame not to have more of the only sunny day here, but I couldn't justify missing two choir rehearsals, so we packed the car up ready and Mark picked me up from (a very good) rehearsal - I still can't get Finzi's In Terra Pax out of my head. Mark had not been to Sladers Yard before, so it seemed only right to pop in to look at the gallery and indulge in a pot of tea and a piece of yummy orange drizzle polenta cake.
|tea and cake at Sladers Yard|
We have booked for a (very) late Sunday lunch at the Haddon House Hotel this afternoon...it's a lovely, slightly old fashioned place...and the rest of the week we will make up as we go along.
Last weekend we went to see my mum, who lives near Chepstow. I thought you might like to witness her extensive collection of bird feeders.
|Mum's back garden bird feeders|
It's not just the birds who appreciate the food Mum puts out!
|squirrel on Mum's front garden bird feeders|
Hopefully it won't rain all week and I will have more to share next Sunday!