Tag Archives: Holiday

Simple Pleasures – Radley

I simply adore handbags and purses by Radley. Here is my lovely anniversary present from Stuart. Simple Pleasures is hosted by A Collection of This & That

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

A resident of Samares Manor  13th July 2011

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Day Five – Jersey – 16th July 2011 – War Memorial St Helier, Jersey

Situated high on a street wall is the War Memorial commemorating those of Jersey who fought in the Great War. There was no pomp and ceremony to the memorial and it is not in a central part of the town, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamps – Beginning to End?

Welcome, to what is  my first Sunday Stamps posting. When I was about 3 years old, I remember being given a penny UK stamp in a matchbox by my Grandfather.  After then, every time the postman visited with a stamped … Continue reading

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Day Five – Jersey – 16th July 2011 – Jersey War Tunnels – Part Four

Back in part one I mentioned that upon entering the War Tunnels we were given replicas of two Jersey Identification documents. Here are ours. The mood was very sombre as people completed their visit to the War Tunnels, caught up … Continue reading

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Day Five – Jersey – 16th July 2011 – Jersey War Tunnels – Part Three

On the way out of the tunnels is another reminder, that the over a mile long tunnels were built at the cost of human life. And a further reminder of the casualties of war, from both sides.  …..and almost the … Continue reading

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Day Five – Jersey – 16th July 2011 – Jersey War Tunnels – Part Two

Thankfully, the Occupational Forces did not finish building the tunnels. What were unfinished have been sealed and are available to view as a reminder for the conditions that were experiences by those who were forced to build them. The second … Continue reading

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Day Five – Jersey – 16th July 2011 – Jersey War Tunnels – Part One

We woke on the Saturday of our holiday to a very heavy downpour of rain. We had already seen the forecast and had planned one of the places we had definitely wanted to visit for a day that was either … Continue reading

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Day Four – Jersey – 15th July 2011 – Trip to Guernsey

When the weather is nice, clear and bright, it is possible to see the coastline of Guernsey. Suitably inspired with decided rather late the night before to do a trip across to Guernsey if the weather was OK. The last … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures – Coffee!

Quite simply a welcomed coffee, at the Gardens of Samares Manor on Jersey where were on holiday. It was a glorious sunny day and we sat outside to recharge our legs and enjoy the beautiful spot we were in. Stuart … Continue reading

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