The 2012 Olympic torch at Warwick Castle

Today was finally Warwick’s turn to host the Olympic Torch Relay and we decided to watch it from the grounds of Warwick Castle.  The rain held off and we had a great time.  Here are my favourites: We watched the falconry display while we were waiting, and then...
The Queen’s visit to Stratford-upon-Avon

The Queen’s visit to Stratford-upon-Avon

I took a break at lunchtime today to catch the Queen’s visit to Stratford-upon-Avon for the official opening of the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre.  I missed her opening the new Justice Centre in Leamington earlier in the day as I was busy with a corporate...
The One Pot Pledge

The One Pot Pledge

We’ve been growing vegetables in our garden for the first time this year, inspired by Garden Organics’ “One Pot Pledge” campaign. It started off with a few salad leaves, and before long we’d moved on to a whole plot’s worth of veg....