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We have bats swooping past our balcony at twilight. Usually during Autumn evenings but recently over the past few weeks. They are wonderful to watch before we close the blinds. We back on to the River Lee Navigation in Stanstead Abbotts and the area is part of the Lee Valley Park. Where are you?
We have not shopped at large supermarkets for years. We are lucky to have a Co-op in our village plus a very good pharmacy and a newsagents. Between the three they have been providing a very good service. There are restrictions on the number of customers at a time and closures to restock shelves...
I was bought up in Rectory road Sutton and used to watch the steam trains from my garden. I also used to love standing under the railway bridge in Rectory road while they went overhead, The noise and that unforgettable smell of steam and smoke!
It has been interesting reading your posts about National Service. I am researching my family history and came across a link with the RAF camp in Sutton Coldfield 1949/50. I wondered if any BHF members were stationed there at that time.
After seeing this post I bought some last week, but like many things it was not as nice as I remember it. I found it oversweet with an unpleasant aftertaste. Still it only cost a pound for three bars and my husband ate the rest!