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Saturday, 25 September 2010

All Change

There have been times, for quite a few years now, when I've felt that life is a bit monotonous.  The only things that change are upsetting things.  That doesn't mean that I don't enjoy my life in general, it's just that sometimes I wish for something different to happen, something to look forward to, something nice happening instead of just upsetting things happening.  With this in mind we have decided to give our caravan to my nephew and his wife.  They have two small children and only live and hour and a half away from Heacham, so it will be ideal for them.  It is a bit of a wrench doing this but it is time for us to do something different.

Having the caravan meant that we could have holidays with our dogs.
The beach at Heacham
At the back of the beach there is an area call Heacham Harbour, it is now a nature reserve.

A few pictures taken couple of miles from Heacham at Hunstanton, these are the gardens.

The cliffs

The beach below the cliffs, interesting rock formation 

Pigeons in their natural habitat

So, what are we going to do with ourselves?  For a start we can join in with Graham's family's celebrations.  Usually I can't go because I have to stay at home and dog sit.

Last weekend we went up to Manchester for Graham's cousin's 70th birthday party.
In two weeks we are going on a short break to Bournemouth.  Graham has never been there.  Next year we intend to get several of these short breaks to different places around the UK, something we've never been able to do before.  Today we went out early and visited a Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve for a bit of bird watching.  We were there several hours and saw 31 different species of bird that we could identify.
There are lots of things to look forward to now, just hope life doesn't throw one of those horrible things at us for a while!


Peggy said...

Hi Ann,it is a bit of a wrench giving up the caravan it is in a beautifull place but life goes on and while the 2 of you can travel now is the time to up sticks and away!You havemade quite a few trips this year and looks like you are already spreading your wings for next year, you may even come to Ireland!

nic@nipitinthebud said...

what a fabulous gift you've given. All my childhood memories are of holidays in Weymouth in a caravan (not so luxurious back then!).
Enjoy your travels. I think Gloucester Cathedral was on your list wasn't it? They do fabulous cake in the cafe ;o)