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Weekend Cooking – Tennerfest

We recently returned from our second trip to Jersey. Boy, I love the island! As we checked into our hotel, incidentally,the same as the last trip, we were advised it was TennerFest. So what is Tennerfest? It is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

From the Gardens of Samares Manor – July 13th 2011 Submitted to Wordless Wednesdays

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

From the gardens of Samares Manor 13th July 2011 Submitted to Wordless Wednesdays

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

Samares Manor 13th July 2011 Submitted to Wordless Wednesdays

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Day Eight – Jersey – 19th July 2011 – Elizabeth Castle – Part Four

It is rather hard to imagine exactly what the life of these soldiers was like. It was a hard life, but in return for serving King and Country they received pay, food, clothes and in some cases a longer mortality … Continue reading

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Day Eight – Jersey – 19th July 2011 – Elizabeth Castle – Part Three

There was also an exhibition of how the Castle came to be built and the popularity surrounding it in the Centuries gone by. There was originally soldiers stationed at the Castle, complete with no married quarters, simply a blanket hoisted … Continue reading

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Day Eight – Jersey – 19th July 2011 – Elizabeth Castle – Part Two

The Castle is also home to the archives and Museum of The Royal Jersey Militia Regiment. The museum was fascinating and housed various artefacts and memorabilia.

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Day Eight – Jersey – 19th July 2011 – Elizabeth Castle – Part One

We had a a late flight back to the South West, which meant that we got an extra day into our holiday. We awoke this morning, with very little to do, apart from breakfast and check out. The packing had … Continue reading

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Day Seven – Jersey – 18th July 2011 – Jersey Pearl

Jersey Pearl lies on the outskirts of St. Ouen’s Bay, west of St. Helier. It was another blustery day and we decided that we would visit. We had a look at the small exhibition detailing how Pearls are made and … Continue reading

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Day Six – Jersey – 17th July 2011 – Jersey Pottery

Sunday’s in Jersey tend to be quieter than back home. The tourist places are open, as are the cafes and restaurants, but most shops are closed. It some ways it reminded me of Sunday’s when I was a child and … Continue reading

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