Archive | July 2013

18th Jul | Sandringham Visit

Sandringham02We couldn’t have asked for better weather for our day trip to Sandringham! If anything it was a bit too warm, but no-one was complaining! We left Capel at 9.30 with a full coachload and stopped for coffee at Swaffham at the Ecotech Centre. This is next to the huge wind turbine with a viewing platform that you can actually climb up to if you have a mind!  None of us did, however, and we went on to Sandringham enjoying the beautiful Breckland scenery on the way.  Continue reading

4th Jul | Summer Social

Once again we had a last-minute change to our best-laid plans at the July 4th Summer Social! And once again, someone stepped in at the last minute to fill the gap!

That someone was Barbara Faulkner, and the subject of her talk was “Ladies’ Day at Ascot”, which proved very entertaining, with a mixture of history, general knowledge and humour – not to mention some horse-racing for audience participation!

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