Sunday 31 October 2021

End of the Season 2021

Well, that went quickly! We spent an enjoyable week at the coast before closing up for the winter. The weather was agreeable and we did what we do best: reading, eating, walking, and sleeping. 

Local walk on beach and over the cliffs

 Picnic on the slipway in Hull.  Ships would be brought into
the slipway from the Humber for repairs

 Recently renovated Bathing
Pool at Burton Constable

Side view of Burton Constable Hall with the Orangery on the

 Burton Constable all decked out
                                                                       for Halloween
 Filey's beautiful beach

 Sewerby Hall and Gardens:  Someone needs to go to Specsavers

 The walled garden at Sewerby  Hall with a spooky theme

The break was a real de-stresser until we set off for home, laden with puppy and laundry, when the car broke down five miles into our journey necessitating being brought home in a rescue truck.

“The sea is their grave but this Memorial sculpture is, in many ways, a headstone for the lost trawlermen”

I have always been impressed by the architecture in the centre of the maritime city of Hull, especially the old buildings with their carving...