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Valentine's Day lunch at Hartford Mill

The weather was pretty mild this morning so we decided to take the dogs for a walk around the village. In the winter everywhere is wet & usually muddy so this way we would stay halfway clean.

This was taken at the top of Meadow Lane. As you can see by the sign the field down near the end is now a Nature Preserve so there is a lot of foot traffic....people walking their dogs, but also a lot of cars drive down as there is a small parking area.

This used to be the village shop where we bought our *sweets.

This is where Terry & Lucy lived before they moved to Devon Kent.

This used to be the primary school & is where I went until I was 11 years old. It is now the Village Hall.

The church where Popster & I were married....remember this


Historical marker for the village

Always loved this house!

This used to be the Vicarage at one is a nursing home.

The first sight of the red kite....more on this in a later post

At lunch time we drove over to the Hartford Mill a beautiful restaurant on the river to meet Greg, Jenifer, Ruth, Jason & the kiddies for a Valentine' day lunch.
Evie......isn't she the perfect poster child for the "peaches & cream" english complexion?

The guys all studying the menu!

The three "angels"

The food was so good...I had a poached salmon salad & Popster enjoyed a Sunday roast dinner complete with yorkshire pudding.

These are Canadian geese.....a long way from home!

We all went back to Nigel & Susan's & Daniel came with a duffel bag full of his John Deere tractors & implements so he could show them off to Barry.

I forgot to post these yesterday but Susan even remembered it was Chinese New Year.

To see more pics go here and here

*Brit word for candy


  1. When did Terry move to Devon?

  2. Terry moved to kent in 1980 god only knows when he moved devon.
    ps looking foward to hearing all about the red kites!!!!

  3. I know............I'm losing it!! It will be fixed!


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