Visit to the UK to meet our new grandson and catch up with our UK family.

Storm clouds over the Solent

Storm clouds over the Solent – Vacation Day 12.

Footpath to Kingley Vale

Footpath to Kingley Vale. Vacation Day 9. Today we went for a short hike with Marcelle and Charlie (the dog).

Yew, Pumpkin, & Feather

Yew, Pumpkin, & Feather – evidence of fairies in the woods.

Yew

The yew trees at Kingley Vale are large and old (400 years or so), they are also weirdly contorted as can be seen here.

View from the Devil’s Humps, Kingley Vale

View from the Devil’s Humps, Kingley Vale. 3 pictures

View from Kingley Vale

View from Kingley Vale – It all looks very peaceful now, but Kingley Vale was formerly used for artillery practice.

South Downs – Hiking at Kingley Vale

South Downs – Hiking at Kingley Vale

Feeding Stanley during lunch in Nicholson’s

Feeding Stanley during lunch in Nicholson’s 3 Pictures

Grandpa

Grandpa – Grandpa and Stanley. 3 pictures

Grandma

Grandma – Vacation Day 2, Ginger getting some grandma practice.

Newest Addition

Newest Addition -We think he looks like Dr. Evil…

Grandma and Stanley

Grandma and Stanley.

Cross-eyed

Cross-eyed.

Supper

Supper – Gail and Stanley – late evening dessert in ‘The Coffee Cup’ 2 pictures

Fishermen in the dusk

Fishermen in the dusk.

Sunset and Fish & Chip supper on South Parade Pier

Sunset and Fish & Chip supper on South Parade Pier – Vacation Day 2. 2 Pictures

Watching the Dawn

Watching the Dawn.

Dawn at 30,000 feet

Dawn at 30,000 feet – Vacation Day 1. SGF to ORD. Two-minute read