Posts Tagged "norwich"

Shopping and football…

Shopping and football…

A Saturday of two halves with the girls going shopping and the boys going to football. This was all the more special by the fact it was Kieran’s first football match. It was not surprisingly Emilies first shopping trip…

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England expects…

A first post for a little while and the first outing for Team GB since I bust my arm at Sports Day.  We decided not to go far as the weather was looking a little on and off so we plumped for a trip into the city for a wander and take in the Nelson exhibition on at the Forum. We arrived at the Forum we were met with a few market stalls.  Once a month there is a farmers market where a few local tradesman gather outside the Forum and sell their...

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Secret garden…

Secret garden…

We looked to do something we hadn’t done before and not somewhere too far away. A quick scan of the ‘tinternet found a list of places to see around Norwich for little or no cost. The one that stood out was Plantation Garden situated more or less next to the Roman Catholic Cathedral on Earlham Road. Its a three acre garden built in an old chalk mine in the mid 19th century and feels like a world away from anything in the centre of...

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Man of leisure…

Friday just gone I left Aviva after nearly 19 months, so today is the first day being a man of leisure… With the little ones dropped off at school, Reenie and I were very grown up by going to the bottle bank, recycling dump and then looked at some furniture before heading into the city for a wander. Well I say wander, it was more for breakfast. After much debate, we went to TALC (Tea and little cakes) on Timber Hill. Its a lovely little...

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Culture vultures

Culture vultures

The weather was awful and despite our best intentions to stay out of the weather we decided to venture outside. We wanted something that would be indoors and thought we would try out the Sainsburys Centre for Visual Arts at the UEA. Its a wonderful collection of art and pieces from throughout history that were collected and donated by Sir Robert Sainsbury and his wife Lady Sainsbury. Its a wonderful collection from all across the world and it...

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