49 Photos - May 27, 2008
Photo: Horses grazing across the road from our cottage in Swanton Morley, NorfolkPhoto: Gravestones in the yard of the church at Swanton Morley.Photo: A fishing lake near our cottage. I never tried it out.Photo: Still life of a window in our cottage on a sunny day.Photo: Barbara and Karyn Wood at the parade on the first day of the Dereham Festival.Photo: Smokehouse Blues Band, Dereham Festival Parade.Photo: Winston the Singing Farmer (yes, for real) at the Dereham Festival.Photo: Double cherry trees frame a gate in the village of Elsing.Photo: The organist at Swanton Morley Church explains planned renovations to its ancient pipe organ.Photo: Bernie, the proprietor of the Waterfall Farms Cottages where we stayed in Swanton Morley, plays with his Russell Terrier, Pip.Photo: Bernie and Pip.Photo: Sign at the Workhouse at Gressenhall. Workhouses were repositories for the poor in Victorian England.Photo: Barbara with Karyn and Trevor, friends of our hosts, at their home in Hoe.Photo: The church at Swaffham.Photo: Young choral singers perform at the Derehman Festival.Photo: The Taverham Brass Band performs at the Dereham Festival.Photo: The garden at Felbrigg Hall, a Jacobean house now owned by the National Trust.Photo: Dovecote in the gardens of Felbrigg Hall.Photo: British ladies walking their dogs by the sea in Cromer.Photo: A local folk group performs at the pub at King's Head Inn for the Dereham Festival.Photo: Swaffham church.Photo: Cemetery at the Swaffham church.Photo: Mike on the "shingle beach" at Wymondham.Photo: Cliffs facing the North Sea at Wyndham.Photo: Garden path in Salthouse on the North Sea.Photo: Harold, soon to be 90, in Jim and Joy Stebbings' garden in Dereham.Photo: Harold and Joy entering a concert at Gressenhall.Photo: Barbara with Joy and Allen, a friend, at Winston the Singing Farmer's concert.Photo: Basket weavers at Gressenhall Museum of Rural Life.Photo: Trevor Wood performing the role of master of the Gressenhall Workhouse.Photo: Felbrigg Hall.Photo: Wisteria at Blickling Hall.Photo: Barbara stops to smell the azelias in the garden of Blickling Hall.Photo: The Celidh, a sort of British square dancing, at Hunter's Hall for the Dereham Festival.Photo: Barbara feeding goats and pigs at Waterfall Farms where we stayed.Photo: Ruins of the priory at Walsingham, destroyed by Henry VIII in 1558.Photo: An Anglican priest photographs British pilgrims at Walsingham.Photo: Tomb at a church.Photo: Barbara enjoying a gin and tonic (the Brits are skimpy with ice) at Mundesley Beach.Photo: Mundelsey Beach on the North Sea.Photo: A cricket match in Blakeney.Photo: A British family on the quay at Wells-Next-the-Sea.Photo: A beach in Norfolk.Photo: Norwich Cathedral.Photo: A sign near our cottage in Swanton Morley. A small military base is nearby.Photo: Ellie, one of Joy's dogs, sunning in the garden.Photo: Jim sees Barbara off to London at the train station in Downham Market.Photo: View of the Thames from the National Theater, with St. Paul's Cathedral in the background.Photo: People lounge on beach chairs outside the National Theater. In the background is the Millenium Eye, a huge ferris wheel.