Helen invited us to lunch. We were a bit late caused by various hold-ups on the road but we eventually arrived and greeted by wonderful Helen and the biggest, softest, gentlest, giant blackest most beautiful dog. Ben if you know Helen's blog is often featured. The weather was a bit hot for him so he just lazed on the cool ground while we chatted.
We had a choice of two wonderful Quiches of smoke salmon, and broccoli and cheese and lots lovely salads followed by Eaton Mess
Occasionally Ben joined the conversation
Afternoon tea before we left
Helen's apple tree has not only a few apples but has blossom too!
(click on picture to see clearer)
I saw the items which will be seen in the next Bustle and Sew magazine - they look wonderful.
And before I left Helen gave me this embroidered cover to add to my collection. I thought there were only Radio Times ones, but I have knitting one and now this one for blotting paper.
Last Sunday took another trip to Lacock (19 August) where they had 1940's Lacock.
This was inside the caravan
1940's Armoured First Aid tent
This lady was kind enough to let me take a photograph of her and her car.
My dad in the early sixties had the next version of this car a Baby Austin
This is how you learnt to drive before road tests
my maternal grandfather was one of the last drivers that actually never took a driving test!
and there was a fly past of the Wellington