February 2015 archive

Winter in Mason, February 2015

To our family and friends in England……….. and to those US friends who are sunning themselves in Florida, the attached pdf file will give you a taste for what we have experienced over the past week here in Southern Ohio. And, we are fortunate not to live further to the Northeast. Roll on spring! WinterinMason

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The Ripon Hornblower

On a cool Thursday evening we were in the City of Ripon for dinner and took advantage of witnessing one of the oldest daily ceremonies in England—that of the “Setting of The Watch” in the Market square at precisely 9 p.m. We arrived just in time to see the current horn blower, a jovial gentleman …

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Winter in Northern England

We are now in the final week of our stay in Ilkley in Northern England and will be back in Ohio on February 12. We have been here since just before New Year (see previous Post) and have been following our usual routine when we stay in Ilkley – walks across the moors, almost daily …

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