I was to have spent the whole day with jade and the boys, but she had to work until midday and the boys were at her mum's so I had a couple of hours to kill. as tom and catherine's flat is right next to box hill, which is in the hands of the national trust and is an area of outstanding natural beauty, I decided to drive to the top and enjoy the scenery. here is the view of box hill from their gateway.
and here is the view from the top of the hill looking back towards their house, which is more or less in the middle of the picture.
this view is of denbies vineyard, where ed and junko were married and held their wedding reception last july.
jade and the boys live just outside a pretty village called:
with the beautiful tillingbourne brook running through it.
I spent a lovely lunchtime and afternoon with them, which rounded off my visit nicely, then I hit the road for devizes, stopping only to take a photo of this extremely brightly coloured and eye catching cow outside a garden centre near andover.