Tag Archives: Taunton

Good Samaritans

On Sunday I had a pleasant day at the cricket watching Somerset defeat local rivals Gloucestershire and even though my other half was picking me up I only succumbed to one pint of beer all day My other half picked … Continue reading

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Ashes to Ashes

It was always going to be a week of cricket. On Monday morning I set off with Steve to watch the first day of the county match at Taunton between Somerset and Sussex. The weather forecast looked great for the … Continue reading

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British Weather !

After our aborted trip to Lundy Island yesterday due to the forecast gales we returned to Bampton when it poured down all day and I mean all day. Today I was supposed to be going to the first day of … Continue reading

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Wednesday 20th February

I have just heard the shock news that the Brewhouse in Taunton is to close immediately. http://www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk/news/10240536.Brewhouse_Theatre_in_Taunton_to_close/ We have spent many happy hours at the theatre over the years and have tickets booked for Al Murray in June!   I … Continue reading

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Monday 26th November

Bampton was still suffering from the rainy weekend as traffic could not get out along the Tiverton Road. The service buses and the School bus all set off for Tiverton but then were confronted by a lake in the road … Continue reading

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Friday 9th November

A blog follower popped his head in the door, first thing this morning, bemoaning the fact that he had been overlooked for the new Archbishop of Canterbury job. I think it must have been an ageist issue, as he had … Continue reading

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Wednesday 31st October

Our winter hanging baskets were delivered today by Cove Nursery http://www.covegardennursery.co.uk/ and these are to be hung outside of the shop. I hope others in Bampton take our lead and plant up some pansies to add a bit of colour … Continue reading

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