Category Archive: Norfolk

Jun 28

Visiting the Queen’s Sandringham House, Gardens & Museum

A sunny spring day was the ideal time to visit the Queen’s Estate in Sandringham to tour the house, museum and gardens. It was a North Norfolk day out during my house sitting adventure in the county.

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Jun 23

The Yellow and Green Landscape of Norfolk

The Green Landscape of Norfolk sprouts blankets of yellows each spring with rapeseed flowers, and there are many other yellow flowers in the hedgerows and along the lanes during my dog sitting adventures.

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Jun 20

Steaming Around the Bure Valley while Dog Walking

The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk’s longest fifteen inch gauge line, which runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. I became an avid train spotting during my daily walks with the dogs during my house sit in Norfolk.

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Jun 17

Swanning Around during my Norfolk House Sit

This pair of swans live on the stretch of the Bure River near the Buxton Mill, and I saw them on a daily basis during my Norfolk House Sit.

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Jun 14

Changing Lanes for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment

For two months I changed Lanes from California to British countryside for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment. The local area is steeped in history, and the Old Mill is an iconic local landmark that is a constant reminder of this area’s past.

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Jun 14

Roving Jay Fashion Prodigy

I have no idea why I touted this childhood memory from pillar to post until my late 20’s, and then left it to fester in the attic for another 20 years, but I had a good old trip down memory lane as I relived my foray into fashion design.

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Jan 02

Nature and Nurture in Norfolk

That very same countryside that drove me to the City in search of my fortune, draws me back in. Nature & Nurture collide during our morning walks

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Aug 15

I was a cigar toking Brownie Sprite

If anyone wonders why women carry so much in their handbags – blame it on Brownies Brainwashing. From day one we’re taught about the importance of filling our pickets with the essentials. Later in life, we evolve from pockets to handbags.

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