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  • Root rot?

    I once heard that tomato plants are very susceptible to root rot when the soil gets too wet. The root rot fungus lies dormant in the soil and turns active only in prolonged and very moist conditions (such as overwatering) or too much rain. And once the s…

  • An old bean

    We forgot to pick one of our beans, which is now too old and tough for consumption. Perhaps we'd leave it there and keep the seeds.

  • St. George's Chapel

    St. George's Chapel and the Round Tower (right side in a distance with the flagstaff). St. George's Chapel was built between 1475 and 1528 and is a superb example of the late English Gothic style. Ten monarchs are buried here. Prince Charles and Camilla…


  • Towers and walls

    Today's main agenda is to visit Windsor Castle. It was the first visit for both Michiel and myself. In the series you can see how the weather turned from sunny blue skies to gloomy downpour during the day. We would have loved to see more of the town of Wi…

  • Prepared

    Today's main agenda is to visit Windsor Castle. It was the first visit for both Michiel and myself. In the series you can see how the weather turned from sunny blue skies to gloomy downpour during the day. We would have loved to see more of the town of Wi…

  • Garden (not open to the public)

    Today's main agenda is to visit Windsor Castle. It was the first visit for both Michiel and myself. In the series you can see how the weather turned from sunny blue skies to gloomy downpour during the day. We would have loved to see more of the town of Wi…


  • Moat Garden just below the Round Tower

    The mound surrounding the Windsor Castle Keep (the Round Tower, out of view just to the left of this image) is called the Middle Ward, which includes this Moat Garden, which is not open to the public. Today's main agenda is to visit Windsor Castle. It wa…

  • Gap and reflections

    I believe the soldiers in the dark blue coats are the Blues & Royals, and those in the red coats are the Life Guards. The two regments together form the Household Cavalry, which are the Queen's and the Royal Household's security guards. Changing the Guar…

  • Blues and Royals?

    I'm speculating that these are the Blues and Royals, one of the two regiments (the other being the Life Guards) of the Household Cavalry, who are responsible for the security of the Royal Household. Changing the Guard The ceremony usually takes place at…


  • On guard

    Changing the Guard The ceremony usually takes place at 11:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, but the schedule can change, check the British Army website for details. The guards march through Windsor town into the Castle, where the guard change take…

  • South Wing of the Upper Ward, Windsor Castle

    Changing the Guard The ceremony usually takes place at 11:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, but the schedule can change, check the British Army website for details. The guards march through Windsor town into the Castle, where the guard change take…

  • Norman Gate

    The Norman Gate was built to secure the west entrance to the Upper Ward. Windsor Castle was originally built in the 11th century after the Norman Conquest when William the Conqueror landed in England and became King William I. The Castle Keep (Round Towe…


  • Norman Gate

    The Norman Gate was built to secure the west entrance to the Upper Ward. Windsor Castle was originally built in the 11th century after the Norman Conquest when William the Conqueror landed in England and became King William I. The Castle Keep (Round Towe…

  • In uniforms and In unison

    They are probably the Household Cavalry, which is made up of two regiments: the red-coat Life Guards and the blue-coat Blues & Royals. The Household Cavalry is part of the Household Division and is the Queen's official bodyguard. Today's main agenda is t…

  • Marching into the Castle

    Changing the Guard The ceremony usually takes place at 11:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, but the schedule can change, check the British Army website for details. The guards march through Windsor town into the Castle, where the guard change take…


  • Scots Guards (Queen's Guard)

    Apparently you can tell which regiment of the Queen's Guard by the buttons on their red coats. The 3+3+2 button arrangement means that these are the Scots Guards. changing-guard.com/foot-guards.html Today's main agenda is to visit Windsor Castle. It wa…

  • Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle was originally built in the 11th century after the Norman Conquest when William the Conqueror landed in England and became King William I. The Castle Keep (Round Tower) was originally built of wood in 1080, but re-built in stone by Henry II…

  • A bank that is a bowling alley... Virgin Money

    This photo shows Virgin Money's lounge in Sheffield, Yorkshire, that features bowling lanes for its clients. The insets show a Clydesdale Bank branch in Piccadilly Circus in London and a Yorkshire Bank branch in Whitby, Yorkshire. The Virgin Money image…


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