August 2006

darren and rowena in the maize

we had a lovely afternoon with darren, miranda and rowena yesterday. top food and top company.
here’s darren and rowena in some tall maize


thames path – part 6 inglesham to kelmscott

it was back to the thames path yesterday. as we also did last time, we started the walk in a church and ended in a pub (how like life …)
we started by St John’s Baptist church inglesham
this section of the walk was all by the thames (unlike last time when we hardly saw the thames at all). here was our first sight of the river which was now big enough for pleasure boats
and there was the obligatory pooh sticks
we passed old father thames at St John’s lock
we ended up in a very nice pub (the plough) at kelmscott. you can plot our course on this map here:


brookwood military cemetry

brookwood is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom. more info here
these places are very humbling, and certainly put the rest of my day (which was spent at a shooting range) in context.


new co is no co

50% off nothing is nothing (but only half as not anything)