Storm clouds over the Solent

Storm clouds over the Solent – Vacation Day 12.

Yew, Pumpkin, & Feather

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

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

Langstone Harbour from the locks

Langstone Harbour from the locks – Lock entrance wall. 2 pictures

Calm Center (Three)

Calm Center (Three) – We visited a place laden with memories for me and recreate a picture from ten years ago. Two-minute read, 4 pictures

Langstone Mill

Langstone Mill – Besides being picturesque, Langstone Mill is interesting because it is the site of two mills. Besides the obvious windmill, there was also a tidal mill. Plus a bonus reminisce, and a picture from the seventies. One-minute read, 3 pictures

The Royal Oak & Langstone Mill

The Royal Oak & Langstone Mill – We weren’t quite sure what time we were supposed to be arriving for dinner with my brother and his family, so we decided to have a short walk followed by a quick preprandial drink in the Royal Oak.

Watermill

Watermill – Weald & Downland Living Museum. Who couldn’t resist taking a picture of this watermill with its reflection in the lower pool? There were lots of moorhen chicks and tiny ducklings around in the lower pool, and I’ll confess, I couldn’t resist taking a picture of them. 3 pictures

Basket Weaving

Basket Weaving – Weald & Downland Living Museum, West Sussex. 2 pictures

Commercial Road, Portsmouth

Vacation Day 2 – A quick visit to Commercial Road

Park and Ride Bus

Vacation Day 2 – A quick visit to Commercial Road

St. John’s Catholic Cathedral, Portsmouth, UK

St. John’s Catholic Cathedral, Portsmouth, UK.

The Former Zurich Building, Portsmouth UK

The Former Zurich Building, Portsmouth UK.

Victoria Park and Playground

Victoria Park and Playground – Vacation Day 2 – A stroll through Victoria Park. 2 pictures

The Norrish Central Library, Portsmouth Guildhall Square

The Norrish Central Library, Portsmouth Guildhall Square.

Portsmouth Guildhall & Guildhall Square

Portsmouth Guildhall & Guildhall Square – Vacation Day 2. 5 pictures

Bit Of A Cock-up On The Car Rental Front

Bit Of A Cock-up On The Car Rental Front – What’s that stuck in the middle of the console? Vacation Day 2 – Sleep, rent a vehicle, and go buy some essentials for our stay. One-minute read