• Whittaker's diary : mother's day and the nearly fatal scones

    Posted on March 03 2018

    As Mothering Sunday dawned here at the Abbey, the rising sun threw the grand sandstone façade into warm and dramatic relief, sparkling off the first of this year’s daffodils. Not...

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  • Its the height of summer at the Abbey, and Lady Annabel wants to take tea in the garden. If only she didn't want to bring all the furniture into the garden with her.
    Wittaker's diary : A very hot and bothersome day

    Posted on March 03 2018

    The recent heat wave has certainly shaken things up here at the house. After briefly indulging Felix the driver’s long held dream of becoming an inventor by funding his prototype...

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