It’s strange I remarked to my husband today, that a special place, when you’ve shared it with friends becomes even more special. You’re no longer walking there alone. You are walking with memories of their being there. My husband’s favourite corner of Belsay is this:
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA and this is my favourite place to sit and listen to the wind in the tall trees.
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This bank of bluebells reminds me of my sister Esme

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and the little window in the left of that wall is forever embeded in my thought as ‘Nathan’s window’ because of a joke he played OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis is a haha (a sheer drop that prevents animals from accessing the gardens) is now Kath’s haha because she nearly fell in — which would not have been funny at all.

 

Today at Belsay was magnificent! Sunshine and flowers all the way from the croquet lawns to the crag wood and borders of the Quarry garden. Just thought I would share that with you.

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