We went for a six mile walk around the villages of Hemingford Grey, Hemingford Abbots and Houghton - all near St Ives. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves ............. a taste of Cambridgeshire ..................
The church at Hemingford Grey. The 'spire' is unique apparently. It's sort of 'chopped off'! I don't know whether it was meant to be like that or the builders ran out of money!
The pub at Hemingford Abbots - "The Axe & Compass" Fancy a pint here, Rodney?
A selection of local property.
Love 'em or hate 'em, they're what adorn the boxes of chocolates and tins of biscuits at Christmas time!
Houghton Mill - the last working mill on The Great Ouse. It is now owned by The National Trust and is open to the public. Flour is still ground in the traditional way.
There was a large touring campsite near here - it looked a really
- excellent for middle-aged women with dodgy knees
- excellent for dog walkers - especially those who own big dogs!
And ......................... narrow boaters with a great sense of fun :-
Finally - good news! "The Royals" have had their technical problems fixed and ........... are on their way!
Just as well because Ken is responsible for providing and cooking Sunday lunch!!