Author Archives: The Diary of a Country Bumpkin
VE DAY 8th MAY.
I know we were busy with other things over the weekend but were it not for Facebook I would have seen no mention of this day on the television yesterday at all. Let’s hope it was mentioned numerous times and … Continue reading
GUY GIBSON’S FAMOUS DOG.
I was just watching the Dambusters film which was on over the Bank Holiday weekend and was enjoying the film as usual when it came to a shot of Guy Gibson landing back from a mission and calling for his … Continue reading
THE CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III
I’m delighted to say I watched the Coronation this afternoon and enjoyed virtually every minute, starting with the journey from Buckingham Palace, how can you top the King’s Army marching together with a band and a King and Queen in … Continue reading
FRISKING THE WHISKERS 2023.
We went to Frisking the Whiskers at the weekend and had a splendid time meeting friends, shopping for vintage clothes and dancing quite a lot, what more can you ask? I also celebrated my birthday over the weekend and have … Continue reading
SEE YOU AT SYWELL.
We went to the See you at Sywell event at the weekend, lovely to see friends, dress up, dance and generally have a dam good time. Sadly, Angella seems to be allergic to having her photo taken so the only … Continue reading
MYSTIC MEG HAS DIED.
Mystic Meg has died, apparently her death came as a complete surprise to her.
FORTIES DANCE AT THE GER CLUB IN MARCH.
We went to the GER Club in March Cambridgeshire for a forties dance and what a pleasant surprise it was, the club was founded in 1947 by a group of railway men hence the name, The Great Eastern Railway Sports … Continue reading
THE CASE OF THE GREASE MONKEY’S UNCLE.
THIS IS JUST A TEST!! CLICK ON THE IMAGE.
Coco Club at Devizes.
We went to the Coco Club ball at the weekend and took no photos so in the best tradition of “make do and mend” I have borrowed the poster from the event as a taster of the fun we had.
MIDLAND HOTEL MORECAMBE.
What a wonderful time we had at the Midland Hotel in Morecambe for a thirties weekend, hosted by Mark and Hoc Ewing which finally leaves us able to upload the obligatory photo on the stairs in this iconic Art Deco … Continue reading