Category: Christmas

Christmas Tree - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0921

Merry Christmas

A Strange Christmas This is not a normal Christmas.  I’m missing my son, my mum and the rest of the family.  Hopefully, things we get better next year.  I spent the early hours of...

Queen Victoria at Christmas - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0615H

The Gingerbread Inn

Queen Vic In the last few years the Queen Vic pub in the village of Priddy is transformed at Christmas into the amazing Gingerbread Inn. And Finally… Even the village green gets some Christmas lights.

Nativity Crib Festival - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0892


Christmas Time The nativity crib festival at St Cuthbert’s Church in Wells is one of the highlights of the year. On Christmas Eve I walked around Lynchcombe above Wells.  I am a volunteer warden...

Sunseeking at Glastonbury Tor

2012 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in...

Chimney Tops on Christmas Eve

Last Christmas it snowed and the area looked beautiful. This year the weather was grey, followed by grey and then… darker grey with rain. But just as it was getting difficult to get out...

Secret Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree – Stockhill Woods, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_9357. Stock Hill Woods  just outside Wells in the Mendip Hills is our favourite destination for a Christmas morning walk as it is short and...

Manning Close, Wells, Somerset, UK.

Manning Close Christmas Lights to Star on TV

  Christmas Lights – Manning Close, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_1030. Taken last Christmas this picture is of the famous Manning Close Christmas Lights in Wells. Many people, like me, visit the lights, now...